Birth is a mother and child's first adventure in life, and each birth is truly unique.
The nature of birth may forever remain unknown as a place where two worlds meet. Fathers have the opportunity to stand at the circumference of the known world to reflect what the mother and child feel at the center of their mystery dance. Being who he is, he can hold the ground for them like no one else possibly could.
Having been present throughout the first nine months of the baby's life, the father's presence at birth will be vividly felt by the child, who will see him as a voice of encouragement, and by the mother, who will see him as the keeper and protector of their envisioned outcome.
This is the responsibility that every father feels to live up to. It's his chance to make a difference from the very beginning.
There's a growing number of birth practitioners who recognize the importance of vaginal delivery for the infant's microbiome. With this evidence, much can be done to improve all birth outcomes.
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"Herd Immunity"? A dishonest marketing gimmick
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