I am grateful to share with everyone in this group a new audio recording
called "Home birthing and Raw Food". I gratefully acknowledge 2 members of
our group, Judy Cozza, mother of 8 and grandmother of 11, and Rachel Talley,
mother of 4 and a successful raw foodist and midwife, as well as Jenny
Bayles, one of Judy's daughter's and mother of 2, for participating with me
in this conversation.
Very few women realize that they can literally create the birthing
experience they desire, bringing their new baby into this world through an
experience filled with love, gentleness, peacefulness, and total connection.
And even fewer men may realize that they can participate directly in the
birth process ... the man can be the one who catches the baby as it begins
to emerge from the womb, and is born. What a beautiful picture!
Unfortunately, most women have learned to fear the birth process, and most
men have been excluded almost entirely. Most of us have been taught that
pregnancy feels miserable at times and that birth is an intensely painful
experience. Yet, in the wild, animals do not share this experience.
(Admittedly and unfortunately, many animals in human captivity DO share such
In this conversation, approximately 1:18 in duration, these three women
generously share their experiences and observations, contrasting hospital
births with those done at home, and exploring the remarkable role that
nutrition, mental preparation, and a well-bonded partner relationship can
We give this recording freely as a gift to anyone, anywhere who wishes to
listen, and we hereby grant permission only to any natural man, woman, or
child to copy and share this recording for any NONCOMMERCIAL purpose
whatsoever. It is our deepest hope and desire that other women and men,
listening to this conversation, may consider the possibility that they can
bring a child into the world as they wish to, that they can create the
experience they seek, and that the bonding process between mother and baby,
and among the entire family, can begin even before the physical birth
We invite everyone to download this recording at
Birthing and Raw Food 20061011 - Elchanan & Friends
(typical download for most people, play on any computer or MP3
Birthing and Raw Food 20061011 - Elchanan & Friends (CD)
(to create a standard audio CD to give to friends)
and to listen and share freely.
Best to all,
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