Monthly Archives: September 2015

Does the Bible Declare That Childbirth is Meant to Be Excruciating?

The idea that childbirth is excruciatingly painful is cultural norm in America.  It is the topic of jokes.  I was told in my first pregnancy by one of the OB’s providing my care that I would be “begging for drugs … Continue reading

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Punishment vs. Discipline in Parenting

This is an older post written by Jenn in March 2013. We thought some of our newer readers might appreciate it. In class Sunday night we were covering one of the post-partum units, which touched on parenting styles. I tried … Continue reading

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The Word “Midwife” Should Have Meaning

Over my years in the childbirth field, I’ve seen several times when midwives have been brought up on charges of some sort after a “bad outcome” at a birth. Often the charges are “practicing medicine without a license,” but sometimes … Continue reading

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