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Danielle Elwood

Danielle A. Elwood is a Connecticut native, born and raised on the Connecticut shoreline in the Lordship community of Stratford. The Wife of a Veteran Marine, and mother of two small boys, Camden and Benjamin, she works heavily in the pregnancy and birth community, as well as the local shoreline... Full Bio
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"How Your Baby Is Born" by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So, I got an amazon.com gift card from the super awesome Robin Elise Weiss for being a writer on Birth Activist and I figured I would see what kind of books I could pick up ... Read on »
2010 Blog Topics by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I am working on my list of blog topics for the next 12 months.. so any input from the people who actually read here would be greatly appreciated! Leave a comment or e-mail ... Read on »
The Need for Child Birth Education by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I am amazed at the amount of people who do no take the time to take a child birth education class, and this was really confirmed by a piece Amy Romano from Science & Sensibi ... Read on »
The VBAC Heard Round The World by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Earlier this fall, Joy Szabo, mother of 3 boys expecting her 4th made National news in her fight to have a Vaginal Birth after Cesarean. 7 months into her pregnancy, Joy w ... Read on »
The VBAC Heard Round The World by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Earlier this fall, Joy Szabo, mother of 3 boys expecting her 4th made National news in her fight to have a Vaginal Birth after Cesarean. 7 months into her pregnancy, Joy ... Read on »
Expanding the family? Not so much.... by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Not too long ago, I was battling with the idea that my husband does not want anymore children. After several discussions and a good bit of depression that at 24 years old I ... Read on »
Expanding the family? Not so much.... by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Not too long ago, I was battling with the idea that my husband does not want anymore children. After several discussions and a good bit of depression that at 24 years old I ... Read on »
Tis The Season for Inductions & Cesarean Sections by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I know this isn't something that I personally noticed, as I am sure most people with a little bit of common sense have noticed the drastic increase of scheduled cesarean sec ... Read on »
Tis The Season for Inductions & Cesarean Sections by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I know this isn't something that I personally noticed, as I am sure most people with a little bit of common sense have noticed the drastic increase of scheduled cesarean se ... Read on »
Disgusted by The American Public by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Yesterday, it was slowly leaked to the press that famous reality show mother Michelle Duggar had given birth to her 19th child, via emergency cesarean section from developin ... Read on »
Disgusted by The American Public by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Yesterday, it was slowly leaked to the press that famous reality show mother Michelle Duggar had given birth to her 19th child, via emergency cesarean section from developi ... Read on »
Happy 2nd Birthday! by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Two years ago, today, I was in the hospital strapped to every machine possible, with pitocin in an IV until my OB decided she was done waiting around for my son to come.He w ... Read on »
Happy 2nd Birthday! by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Two years ago, today, I was in the hospital strapped to every machine possible, with pitocin in an IV until my OB decided she was done waiting around for my son to come. H ... Read on »
The CDC Reports : by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I have been trying to get my mind off a loss in our family by throwing myself into a great 2005 CDC report on Births. Today, on a snowy, rainy, windy nasty day, we laid my h ... Read on »
The CDC Reports : by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I have been trying to get my mind off a loss in our family by throwing myself into a great 2005 CDC report on Births. Today, on a snowy, rainy, windy nasty day, we laid my ... Read on »
Where Have All The Feminist Gone? by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I am sure my opinion may not be popular with some of my readers, and that is ok. Difference in opinion makes the world go round. I just ask that if you do not agree with the ... Read on »
Where Have All The Feminist Gone? by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I am sure my opinion may not be popular with some of my readers, and that is ok. Difference in opinion makes the world go round. I just ask that if you do not agree with th ... Read on »
What is the deal with Doulas? by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Recently there has been so much backlash and news articles about hospital staff and how they really do not want doula's involved in births because they "step on toes" or jus ... Read on »
What is the deal with Doulas? by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Recently there has been so much backlash and news articles about hospital staff and how they really do not want doula's involved in births because they "step on toes" or ju ... Read on »
Just Take A Pill by Danielle Elwood Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I am part of a cesarean mothers group on Cafemom, while the vast majority of posts are not things I personally agree with, I stay in the group for the random occasion of a mot ... Read on »