Letters from Laura - Thoughts on Unassisted Childbirthhttp://laurashanley.blogspot.com/
Letters from Laura is written and managed by the author of Unassisted Childbirth Laura Shanley. She is very passionate about this topic and believes that birthing should be unassisted and painless. Also on her page she expresses her belief that giving birth is a sexual experience. If you are interested in seeing what an unassisted birth looks like, check out her website http://www.unassistedchildbirth.com/.
This blogger is more than qualified to write on the topic of childbirth. With over 30 years experience as a childbirth educator, journalist, and birth researcher, Connie Livingston seeks to educate women so that they can make informed decisions during childbirth.
Pushed Birth is a bit of a controversial blog about the medical field and how they treat women giving birth. The author of the blog and the book the blog is based on, Pushed, provides stories and studies to the trauma an induced or "pushed" birth can do to a mother and child. She gives statistics and explains that the majority of the time these pushed births are very unnecessary.
Alison Haasch started this blog a decade ago to try and fill the gaps about natural childbirth. She still uses this blog to bring fresh information and plenty of resources. Check out what scientists are saying in her post "Science Says: Excessive Crying Could Be Harmful to Babies" or "Study Links Caesareans With Births Before Term."
Anne started this witty and opinionated blog about birth to help process her own thoughts and to help anybody else do the same. She uses it to reveal videos and articles about the every aspect of birth. She advocates healthy and natural birthing solutions.
Crunchy Domestic Goddesshttp://crunchydomesticgoddess.com/
Crunchy Domestic Goddess, Amy Gates believes in natural living from birth and all through life. She uses this blog to help her readers explore the natural birth and life afterwards. Come hear from real life advice and research articles a-plenty!
The Trial of Laborhttp://labortrials.wordpress.com/
Though this blogger ended up having hospital births, she promotes the option of home and natural births. There are also some very thought-provoking posts about enduring several miscarriages while trying to have a baby.
Women in Chargehttp://wisewomanchildbirth.blogspot.com/
Women in Charge is a blog dedicated to empowering women. They believe births should be natural and supported, not controlled. The writters of this blog fill its posts with feel-good stories of happy natural births. The key to healthy and happy births is in this blog.
This New Zealand native is passionate about health. Sarah Stewart is a health professional and is dedicated to educating her readers about childbirth, the need for midwives and health in general. She has a recent post announcing the upcoming Virtual International Day of the Midwife, which is a great example of her loyalty to midwives and others in healt field.
First the Egghttp://www.firsttheegg.com/
Molly, a self-proclaimed feminist, writes this blog for equality in the birthing and parenting area. She fully supports natural childbirth uses this blog to communicate her feelings and ideas on the subject. Along with her opinion she provides many links and great information for her readers.
This passionate midwife shares her life, family, and occupation for all to learn and grow from. Joy Johnston is a great example of a lady who strives to serve her fellow midwives with her vast information and personal experience.
Lesley Everest is a trained doula and doula trainer. This blog provides many insights to the doula life with well researched posts and familiar stories. Lesley uses this blog to reach out to other doulas the help train as well as families in search of other options. She brings all of her knowledge and shares her passion for childbirth.
Stand and Deliverhttp://rixarixa.blogspot.com/
If we could include this in our top five, we would, as this blog is one of the most comprehensive out there. At Stand and Deliver, Dr. Rixa Freeze--a PhD and mama of 3--reflects on pregnancy, birth, and mothering. You'll find a bit of everything: personal narratives, academic essays, birth stories, and cultural critiques.
Mirium is a women's advocate for choice and everything empowering. She uses Radical Doula to bring well researched information to her readers. She hopes to educate others about the way our culture views women and their rights. See her post Midwifery under attack in North Carolina and other big birth news.
Science & Sensibilityhttp://www.scienceandsensibility.org/
Through Lamaze International, Science and Sensability brings the perfect balance of instinct and science to childbirth. With helpful tips, reading materials and exercises this blog will help you get a great feel for the world of natural childbirth and every option.
The Birth Book Bloghttp://tinacassidy.blogspot.com/
Tina Cassidy, after writing Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born, decided to write a blog as well to keep up the informations flow as well as keep in contact with her readers. This is a great place to stop for a writer's view and articulation on these important matters.
Aside from the disturbing title, Meconium Happens is blog written by "fledgling midwife" as she comes across new experiences and life quandaries. She blogs about those special stories but she also brings heart with lyrics and anything she considers nice. Check out One Hot Mama's post It Feels Like the Very First Time.
The Natural Family Bloghttp://jennyhatch.com/
Jenny Hatch, author of several childbirth books and this blog is currently not keeping her blog updated as regularly as most bloggers, but she is still very dedicated to natural childbirth. Jenny does regularly host a podcast and edits for Blogging Mother's Magazine. Check out Jenny and the great things she has done and is more than willing to share.
Jacquie is a doula and loving it. She blogs about inspiration, family, life and birth. In her blot, Vancouver Doula, Jacquie reaches out to anyone who is interested in listening and learning about the beauty she sees in natural childbirth and enjoying it.
Birthing Beautiful Ideashttp://birthingbeautifulideas.com/
Kristen Oganowski writes Birthing Beautiful Ideas as a mother, doula and friend. She writes about her experiences as a doula and her passion for natural childbirth. She also writes about funny stories, her family and life in general. Come here for a real life view on doula love and beautiful ideas.