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Ricki Lake the Business of Being Born

Birth in Brazil

Ricki Lake | Posted 05.07.2012 | Impact
Ricki Lake

The cultural fear is so intense that many Brazilian women are terrified of experiencing even the slightest contraction and believe that a vaginal birth will damage their bodies irreparably. Secondly, the physicians and pediatricians do not practice in groups and must be on call for their private patients 24/7.

Special Deliveries: Celebrity Moms Share Birth Stories

Ricki Lake | Posted 05.05.2012 | Impact
Ricki Lake

The media seems to focus exclusively on celebrity mothers' post partum exercise routines or nursery décor! Personally, I am not so interested in how fast so-and-so got back into shape after baby -- but I am REALLY interested in hearing about other women's births.

Ricki Lake And The Birthing Biz

Heather Cabot | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heather Cabot

When I was pregnant, I really didn't consider that I would deliver anywhere else except in the hospital with an epidural to numb the pain. I knew the...