Is your goal to arrive at the hospital while in transition, or right before? Here's how to labor at home as long as possible before heading to the hospital. This is what I would like to do if my husband doesn't force me to the hospital.
Why Didn't Anybody Tell Me: Vaginal Popsicles After Delivery
This is a VERY reactionary post. I saw this list: 27 Dumbest Things Dads Have Said in the Delivery Room and it bugged me. Because in the many births I've attended, the amazing, supportive, helpful and loving partners have far, far outweighe
The Size of Your Baby’s Stomach: Breastfeeding in the Early Days
It’s common for breastfeeding moms to doubt their supply, but your breast milk is all your baby’s tiny belly needs! Start with this infographic, and click through to get the facts on infant stomach size. It’s so important to learn how you can know for sur
A Nurse's Guide to What Actually Happens During the Postpartum Period
Pregnant for the first time? Getting a little worried about labor? This labor advice is AWESOME for first time moms to be- actually any mommy to be no matter how many times you've gone through labor and delivery.
10+ Powerful Photos Of Dads In The Delivery Room To Celebrate Father’s Day
Generally speaking, these are not what are usually referred to as fun to do (!), but these exercises, along with Kegels, can prove to be an essential part in preparing the perineum for birth. "Perineum Massage" Steps To Prepare The Perineum For Birth)
Active birth is a range of techniques that some women use to help them stay in control during labour, cope with the pain and reduce the need for pain relief medications. Some women like to do yoga, relaxation exercise, hypnotherapy and attend childbirth