Author Gloria Lemay Articles

Secret Sensation Time: How to Have a Great Birth, Especially VBAC

I wanted to write to those of you who are pregnant to tell you something that has been running through my mind all day about how you can be successful with your VBAC births. Many births begin in the night: The woman will get up to pee, feel her...

Also labeled: Issue #61, Pregnancy & Birth

A Proven Method for Lowering the Caesarean Rate

Yet another article in my local newspaper last week bemoaned the fact that the caesarean rate keeps rising, reporting that physicians are concerned not only about the high rate of surgery, but also the future complications that increase after...

What a Family Needs

Help your friends and family help you with this list of support and necessities that are hard to manage once baby arrives.“Let me know if I can help you in any way when the baby is born.” “Just let me know if you need a hand....

Also labeled: Issue #33, The Outer Womb

Eating in Labor: Trusting the Mother’s Gut Instinct

The wheels of progress seem to turn excruciatingly slowly over at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The organization has just come out with official policy that reverses its position on withholding beverages from...

Also labeled: Issue #24, Nutrition