Womb Ecology

The Mid-Pacific Conference on Birth and Primal Health Research took place on October 26-28, 2012, at the prestigious Hawaii Convention Center, in Honolulu, a meeting point between Western and Eastern cultures. Recent technical and scientific advances that will influence the history of childbirth and the history of Homo sapiens were presented by the most authoritative […]

The Happiness in the Kingdom of Bhutan

I could feel the place’s peace rigth the way. A feeling as if I had returned to the past in a time machine. A typical small airport, but the only international airport in the country. Our guide and driver welcomed us with great gentleness and tranquility. You need a guide and driver to be allowed […]

Gentle Birth March

Published Agust 3rd Publicado no dia 3 de agosto no Blog da Gisele , escrito por Mayra Calvette Gentle Birth: This is the way! Birth is often seen as a complex medical procedure, in which woman and baby are often subject to routines and procedures imposed by the hospital, which are often unnecessary and harmful. […]

The Midwife as Status Symbol

Article published at NY Times “BESIDES being impossibly gorgeous mothers, what else do Christy Turlington, Karolina Kurkova and Gisele Bündchen have in common? Each could probably afford to buy her own private wing at a hospital, but instead of going to a top-notch obstetrician, all chose a midwife to deliver their babies. “When I met […]

HOME BIRTH MARCH – BRAZIL

Nos dias 16 e 17 de junho, mulheres ocuparão as ruas de várias cidades brasileiras em defesa dos seus direitos sexuais e reprodutivos, entre eles a escolha pelo local de parto. No último domingo, dia 10 de junho, o Fantástico veiculou matéria sobre o parto domiciliar, o que causou bastante repercussão. O médico-obstetra e professor […]