Home Delivery and it’s Benefits

Changes in the birthplace scenario Until the end of the 19th century, births took place chiefly in the homes of pregnant women, who were attended by midwives and companions, often the female members of the family or the local community. However, with the advent of modern medicine, the institutionalization of Read more…

Why have a Doula?

Why have a doula? The benefits of having a doula are innumerable. In some first world countries, having a doula has become indispensable because they understand the importance of the doula’s role during prenatal, delivery, and postpartum. Many studies have proven the benefits of having a doula. I will list Read more…

Postpartum Depression

During the perinatal period (pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum), women undergo significant physiological and hormonal alterations, physical bodily transformations, as well as social and psychological changes. All these transformations that occur during the pregnancy-puerperal period, make women more vulnerable to developing Postpartum Depression, also known as maternal depression, puerperal depression, or Read more…