Class Topics


Statement of Personal Responsibility

Pregnancy & the New Religion of Medicine

The Downside of Due Dates

U.S. Infant Mortality Statistics

​Latest Homebirth Research

Pre-Birth Communication

​Learn to Trust Your Body

​Autonomous Pregnancy and Birth

Medications Unsafe for Pregnancy

Recommended Reading List

Do-It-Yourself Prenatal Care

What to Do About Morning Sickness

Preventing Childbirth Pain with ABT

Is Prenatal Testing Safe or Beneficial?

Definition of Practicing Medicine in OK

Dangers of Prenatal Ultrasound

Can Anyone Trust the AFP Test?

Glucose Tolerance Test

Facts about Amniocentesis

​The Dangers of Chorionic Villus Sampling

Prenatal Rhogam - A Complicated Choice

Prenatal Nutrition

Maternal Obesity does NOT cause Defects

Protein Count of Essential Foods

Protecting Your Baby from Toxins

Pre-Eclampsia and Toxemia

Does Birth Have to Be Painful?

My Own Painless Birth Story

Who Should Be in Charge of Your Birth?

​Unassisted Childbirth

Unassisted Childbirth Statistics

Intuition - the Key to a Safe Birth

The Process of Normal Birth

Signs of Labor

What Causes Labor to Begin?

What Will Birth Be Like?

The Sublime Ecstasy of Birth

What Should I Be Doing During Early Labor?

The Mood for Birth

Positive Affirmations or Belief Suggestions

Why Should Natural Birth Be Our Goal?

What will a hospital birth be like?

Pros and Cons of Hospital Birth

What Will Home Birth Be Like?

Pros and Cons of Home Birth?

Why I Chose Homebirth

Effects of Epidurals on Mom & Baby

Dealing with Pregnancy & Birth Trauma

The Language of Birth

Positions for Labor and Birth

The Soothing Power of a Water Birth

When to Go to the Hospital

Handling Variations in the Birth Process

Making Your Own Homemade Tinctures

Building a Birth Kit

Transition

Releasing Your Baby From Your Body

Are Routine Newborn Procedures Necessary?

​Is a Newborn Doctor's Exam Required?

Umbilical Cord Care

101 Things to Tie the Umbilical Cord With

Benefits of Breastfeeding

What's So Bad About Formula?

Why Mothers Kiss Their Babies

The Babymoon

Where Should My Baby Sleep?

Sample Birth Plan

Birth Plan Check Sheet

How Hospital Staff Feel About Birth Plans

Are Doulas for Hospital Birth a Good Thing?

What Does the Bible Say About Childbirth?

Unassisted Miscarriage

Basic Baby Care

Holistic Baby Care

What to Do with That Placenta?

Guidance for Families & Friends of New Moms

Medically Managed Childbirth is Dangerous


Have Postpartum Depression?  ABT can Help.


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​Women labor and give birth most easily and safely when they are in an environment that makes them feel comfortable, relaxed, and where they feel empowered to make their own informed healthcare choices. For many women, the hospital is NOT a place where a peaceful setting is easily established nor is empowerment looked upon favorably.  Many women are now overcoming these obstacles by choosing to give birth outside the hospital setting at the location of their choice:  birthing center, at home, or in a natural setting.  


Visit the links below to learn about taking control of your birth experience and having a truly Unhindered Birth.

Come to me, my child

Secret longing of my inner heart

​Breath of spirit

Wandering the cosmos

​Choosing your next life path

Seeking sanctuary in my womb

​Visions of you stir my dreams

​Your gentle essence drifting inward

​Merging into matter

Coming into consciousness

​Birthing into being

Your tender wisdom speaks

​The ancient knowledge

Of a mother's power

​Our bodies grow together

Two as one

​Turning round, in birthing dance

You lead me

​Opening the circle corridor

​Descending through unhindered ecstasy 

Into my arms.

                            -- Judie C. McMath


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