Microbirth Documentary – Watch the Trailer Free and Stream Online | Alto Films

Microbirth Documentary – Watch the Trailer Free and Stream Online | Alto Films

Microbirth is a 60 minute documentary exploring the latest scientific research into the microscopic events that happen during childbirth. These events could have life-long consequences for the health of our children and potentially impact the future of mankind. Winner of the Grand Prix award at the Life Sciences Film Festival in 2014, the film features world leading experts including Martin Blazer and Maria Gloria Dominguez Bello. Stream the movie online for $5.50. Watch on iOS, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast. Learn more. Duration:  59 minutes FOR PERSONAL AND HOME USE This rental and…Read more …
Call For Donor Milk:  Lee Memorial Health System Opens Breast Milk Depots

Call For Donor Milk: Lee Memorial Health System Opens Breast Milk Depots

(Fort Myers, Fla. – May 19, 2015) --- Lee Memorial Health System is excited to announce it has opened two breast milk banks located at Cape Coral Hospital and HealthPark Medical Center.  Babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) depend on this life saving nourishment to thrive when their mother’s milk is not available.  Knowing the positive impact that breast milk can have on babies for a lifetime, the health system is asking lactating mothers in the community to consider donating their milk. “Every drop of breast milk can make a difference…Read more …
Protecting the Intimacy of the Birthing Environment

Protecting the Intimacy of the Birthing Environment

by Nancy F. Prevatt, RN, CCE, CD (Charis) joyfulbirthing.net Resting at the foot of the bed lay a birthing kit, soft echoes of praise and worship can be heard throughout.  Candlelight dances around the room and bounces off the mother’s glistening body.   Gently embracing, they sway to the rhythm of the mother.  No matter what ensues she feels safe, supported, relaxed, and comfortable.  These elements of the birthing environment are essential in the release of the hormones needed for labor to progress effectively. Creating a similar environment as you would for an intimate evening with…Read more …