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Benefits of Breastfeeding for our Society too!

We all knew the benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby, hate to say it, but we already knew the benefits to society as well. We're just glad others are finally figuring it out.

http://www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/forum/story/2011-12-26/breastfeeding-mother-baby-bottle/52233802/1

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P3's Pregnancy Community Blog: Wal-Mart recalls baby formula!

Wal-Mart recalls baby formula!

Please forward this to all you know, very important. Possible bacteria in baby formula that killed a little boy and Wal-Mart has pulled formula from Enfamil until further investigation is done.
http://news.yahoo.com/wal-mart-pulls-formula-mo-babys-death-014357466.html;_ylc=X3oDMTNrYXFxdDNwBF9TAzc2NjM1MzYEYWN0A21haWxfY2IEY3QDYQRpbnRsA3VzBGxhbmcDZW4tVVMEcGtnAzEyNDdhNDkzLWIyY2UtM2QwNS04NTUyLTJlNThjYjBiOWYxMARzZWMDbWl0X3NoYXJlBHNsawNtYWlsBHRlc3QD;_ylv=3

P3's Pregnancy Community Blog: Alternative Vaccine Schedule

Alternative Vaccine Schedule

http://lewrockwell.com/miller/miller15.html

Many of our moms have a difficult time deciding what to do about vaccines. First, its hard to find good information out there that comes from a good source, and second, the pressure from most Pediatricians comes with a "scare" tactic to get you to do whats in the best interest of them.
I have attached a link to an alternative schedule that I like, and is written by a Cardiac Surgeon and Professor of Surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle and a member of Doctors for Disaster Preparedness, no joe schmoe.
I respect his input and alternative schedule. If your not sure on what to do, this is one alternative that you can take a look at.

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P3's Pregnancy Community Blog: Women: the multi-taskers!

Women: the multi-taskers!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1314283/Licia-Ronzulli-brings-baby-EU-Parliament.html
http://www.liciaronzulli.it/

Two great articles on Licia Ronzulli who works at the EU Parliament, and brings her baby too! Not only has she brought her baby but if you look at the second link we have, she continues to bring her. Love this! Enjoy!

P3's Pregnancy Community Blog: Interesting article on Orgasmic Birth!

P3's Pregnancy Community Blog: An amazing women

P3's Pregnancy Community Blog: Hospital in Wisconsin switches babies

Hospital in Wisconsin switches babies

We can't stress enough how if you are a low-risk pregnant mom, the safest place for you to birth your baby is at home!

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=1070&sid=18484147#.TujKM_AIM6A.facebook

An amazing women

http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/03/10/cnnheroes.lim.midwife/index.html

This article not only will bring awareness on what's happening with birth in some countries but it also shows what should be our basic human rights. We should all, rich or poor, be able to birth our children safely and without fear of bills. This is why we have governments to provide us with certain basic human rights. This women is amazing and thank god for people like her.

Why choose a midwife?

This article truly sums up some of the benefits of having a midwife as the provider during your pregnancy.

http://pregnancy.about.com/od/choosingapractitioner/a/choosemidwives.htm?p=1

Arsenic in our Juice! Please read!

This article informs us the arsenic that is in some of our drinking juice, ones we give to our children. Although they somehow try to excuse it, due to big money I'm sure, I felt it important for you to be aware!
Arsenic is arsenic, nothing makes it ok to put in our drinking juice!
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http://health.yahoo.net/articles/nutrition/arsenic-in-juice

Interesting article on Orgasmic Birth!

http://www.lilsugar.com/Alicia-Silverstone-Chooses-Orgasmic-Birth-Option-16473532

If your gonna have a birth, you may want to make it orgasmic!
This only confirms that birth is where your mind is. If you change your mind set so you don't look at it as a scary, painful experience, then your body won't perceive it to be.
Mind over matter!
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Happy Thanksgiving!

We at Peaceful Pregnancy Pathways want to wish all of our readers, clients, followers, friends, and family a Happy Thanksgiving!
Gobble Gobble!
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World Prematurity Day

Today is World Prematurity Day, in hopes of raising awareness on the high amount of deaths related to premature babies.
Healthy pregnancy=Healthy birth!
Spread the word, read up and educate women!
http://http//www.facebook.com/WorldPrematurityDay

Something we already knew

We have been telling our clients in our Childbirth class this for years, but here's an article that backs us up:


Mom's Pregnancy Sealed Your Fate
A mother's cigarettes increase the risk of low birth weight, and alcohol can damage her baby's brain. So why wouldn't unhealthy foods wreak similar havoc? A growing body of science suggests that sugary and fatty foods, consumed even before you're born, do exactly that. A Pennington study on rodents reports that overweight females have higher levels of glucose and free fatty acids floating around in the womb than normal-weight ones do. These molecules trigger the release of proteins that can upset the appetite-control and metabolic systems in the developing brain.

What's true for mice is often true for humans too. Doctors from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center compared children born before their mothers had gastric bypass surgery with siblings born later. Women weighed less after the surgery, as…

Beautiful article on why you should consider a homebirth

This article was sent to us by a fellow midwife. I find it to explain the reason for a homebirth gently, and reasonably. I too had fine experiences at my hospital birth but the postpartum is extremely important and her comments about the newborn exams being able to wait, are correct (minus any emergencies). Hope you share this with other moms who are contemplating where to birth their babies.

Fish Warning!!

Please read and understand which fish is safe and which are not. This is extremely important for women of child-bearing years and pregnant women. The development of the baby can be impaired with uterine exposure to heavy metals. Some of these effects will not be immediately noticeable and can have a more long term effect.

Overdose at Hospital

Unfortunately, we have heard of another error done at a hospital. Details are still coming in but we are praying for a little 7 day old baby girl who was given the wrong antibiotics, and the wrong dose (10x the amount). She seems to be recovering well and we will keep her in our thoughts and prayers!
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P3's Pregnancy Community Blog: Welcome!

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Welcome!

P3, Peaceful Pregnancy Pathways, is a company started by two midwives with a passion for the natural process of pregnancy, labor, and birth. We provided many services to the families in our community, some of which are: Maternity Care, Doulas, Placenta Encapsulations, Breastfeeding support, and more.
We hope to empower more women by having a unique blog like this. P3's blog is meant to give women access to our posts about pregnancy, labor, natural birth, hospital births, water births, VBAC's (vaginal birth after cesearan) and much more, in a way that will inform them of all of their options.
We will posts different educational seminars, and events that we are having along with other educational information. We simply ask for you to join our blog, share this information with other women, and spread the word of natural birth.
The community we serve is Tamarac, Margate, Delray Beach, Deerfield Beach, Coral Springs, Lauderdale Lakes, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood and Parkland, but w…