Lotus birth is the practice of leaving the umbilical cord uncut. This is so that the baby remains attached to his or her placenta until the cord naturally separates at the umbilicus- exactly as a cut cord does. This normally happens 3 to 10 days after birth. This prolonged contact is seen as a time of transition. Moreover, it  allows the baby to slowly and gently let go of his or her attachment to the mother’s body. Read all of Dr Sarah Buckley’s article on lotus birth …

Lotus Birth Books/DVDs

The DVD is “Lotus Birth: Waterbirth of the Malcolm Twins”

The book is “Lotus Birth” and is complied by Shivam Rachana

Links to Lotus Birth Websites

Lotus Birth Stories