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MoonDragon's Pregnancy Information
PREGNANCY, BIRTH, MIDWIFERY & WOMAN CARE
Childbirth Education & Preparation
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This website is an informational and service oriented website dedicated to the
education, support and empowerment of women of all ages and lifestyles.


In loving memory of my eldest son, Ricky
Birthed into my loving arms, February 1971
Returned to our Earth Mother, August 1987





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MOONDRAGON'S BIRTH STORIES

WaterBirth Story in 100 Pictures (Excellent photos of at-home waterbirth)
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MoonDragon's Homebirth Story: Aidan's Homebirth
MoonDragon's Homebirth Story: Alisha's Homebirth
MoonDragon's Homebirth Story: Ella's Homebirth
MoonDragon's Homebirth Story: Fawn's Homebirth
MoonDragon's Homebirth Story: Keith's Homebirth
MoonDragon's Homebirth Story: Larissa's Homebirth
MoonDragon's Homebirth Story: Maia's Homebirth
MoonDragon's Homebirth Story: Randy's Homebirth

Me with my 5 babies: 1984-85

A nice family portrait with my own babies: 1984-85.
I'm the blonde mom (my blonde phase.. I look so young and thin in this picture!)
Son, Ricky, age 14 (he was killed in a car accident 2 years later)
Daughter, Rio, age 12 (my midwifery helper since age 9)
Son, Robert, age 10 (my daredevil)
Son, Ryan, age 6 (my first homebirth baby)
Son, Randy, age 3 (my last homebirth, born on my 30th birthday)

Dupris Family Pictures


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Me today in my grandmother phase...
Wearing my clown nose (I pack this in my birth bag)
I am a Patch Adams fan of the Gesundeit Institute).











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MoonDragon's Pregnancy Information & Survival Tips

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Birth Method Choices
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Choosing A Birth Attendant
Comfort Suggestions During Pregnancy
Comfort Suggestions During Labor
Comfort Suggestions After Delivery (PostPartum)
Complications
Concerns About Pregnancy
Fathers & Pregnancy
Filling Out A Birth Certificate for Homebirths
Fun Stuff & Shopping
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How To's
Health
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Kegel Exercises
Layette Suggestions & Baby Stuff
Links
Pediatrics
Relaxation & Meditation Techniques
Shopping for Maternity Wear
Shopping for the New Baby - Obtaining a Layette


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Medical Procedures & Technology
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MoonDragon's Birthing Guidelines Index

Practice Guidelines
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DESCRIPTION OF A MIDWIFE


Description of a Midwife - What Is A Midwife?

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Description of "What is a Midwife?...", "What do Midwives do?...", " Why a HomeBirth?... And a wonderfully humorous description of "Midwife" submitted by Ivy White from the "Fensende Midwives e-mail list" (printed with permission).







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This section has pages covering various women's health, contraception, obstetric & gynecological issues, dietary & nutritional guidelines, and more. These pages may contain basic information, risks, complications, procedure descriptions & post procedure care instructions. I am trying to include alternative therapies and suggestions, whenever possible, and links to other resources. Also included are the "Guide to Lab Tests" and "Guide to Exams & Medical Procedures". This will be an ever-expanding, interlinking, informational site.





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