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Black and white image of a placenta and its cord photographed by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services

A Piece of Peace

Whatever you do, I hope you’ll take a minute to honor and be thankful for the service the placenta has provided to your baby for nine months. I think this is a closer step to protect children and their moms at birth and the only way we can initiate a better world and potentially heal it.

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The Shapes of Birth

The shapes of how we birth might have an impact on our entrance in this planet, but the amount of love we receive from that moment on is truly what moves us forward in life.

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In this colorful and delicate image created by ArtShaped Photography and Birth service we witness the love and support of dad during the birth of his daughter as he holds her hand in between birth surges.

Birth vs Open Water Swimming

I recently had the honor of interviewing a good friend over dinner, Gino, an open ocean swimmer and one of the few members of WOWSA (World Open Water Swimming Association) aspiring to take home the organization’s Triple Crown Award.

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Prengant mother walks the Santa Monica Pier shore holding her belly while the sun sets behind her. Image captured by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services

Mother’s Love. Dedicated to all Moms.

Why is there such a huge discrepancy between medical school midwifery practices? Yes, the two curricula differ in time, notions, beliefs or lack of, but most and above all they are different in the way they treat mothers.

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Mom and Dad lay on the bed holding their newborn baby in the middle of their embrace in this colorful image captured by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services.

The Importance of Sleep

During the post partum period, there are so many factors that need to be taken in consideration in order to support mom and her new baby, but also the whole expanded family.

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