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Finally, the ritual practice of umbilical cord nonseverance or lotus birth deserves a mention.
Interestingly, a quick scan of Etsy, the popular e-commerce website, turned up a number of lotus birth kits for sale.
Alternative birthing practices, such as water births, placentophagia, and lotus births, are making news and gaining popularity.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynae cologists has issued a warning about lotus births, advising that babies be monitored closely for infection.
Third stage labor also provides an opportunity to talk about some rarely noted options, such as lotus birth and eating the placenta.
Lotus birth is when you carry the placenta around with the baby still attached, like another little meat baby, wrapped up in cheesecloth.
As I sat in awe of this perfect, wise being, I rubbed the creamy coating of vernix into his skin and knew we had made the right decision to give him a lotus birth.
Lotus birth is the process of leaving the baby's placenta attached via the umbilical cord until it falls off of its own accord.
A lotus birth allows for a respectful goodbye to the baby's womb mate.
If any expectant Moms have questions about lotus birth they can email Christina at cmwadsworth@hotmail.
That's the choice for some mums-to-be here, while others opt for alternative methods such as water births, and lotus births (leaving the baby's umbilical cord attached to its placenta).
She found Partner while searching for midwives who specialized in Lotus births, an Eastern method in which the umbilical cord remains attached to both the baby and his placenta until it detaches naturally after several days.