Thinking about adding an OB/GYN to your team of health care providers? What type of prenatal care can you expect to receive with an OB/GYN? What exactly is their role during the labor and delivery process? And how can you find an OB/GYN that best fits your goals outlined in your birth plan?
If your partner wants to play an active role in your labor and delivery- then The Bradley Method may be a perfect choice for you! Learn more about this popular technique and how it can help ease your childbirth experience.
Unfortunately, the perfect birth plan we picture in our minds unravels during labor and delivery leading to serious medical intervention, such as a cesarean. How do you begin to heal from this unexpected turn of events and learn to embrace your birth experience?
You've heard about women accidentally leaking urine after having a baby, but for some, the issue can be much more severe. We're shedding light on an issue that's commonly overlooked in the medical community, yet it has greatly impacted the lives of new mothers everywhere.
A mother's breastfeeding experience changes drastically over time, starting from her child's birth throughout the months of her baby's life. Today we're continuing our series "Breastfeeding Expectations", where we follow three new moms on their breastfeeding journeys. This month, find out if our moms have settled into a schedule when nursing their babies. Are they getting any sleep at night? Are they facing any new breastfeeding challenges?
After you give birth your baby, your body needs some time to recover. After all, you just created another human being. Eventually, you (and your partner) may be wondering when you can have sex again. Is six weeks really enough time? How do you know if you're ready? Will it feel different? How can you do it as safely as possible, and what should you expect?
Curious about Hypnobabies? Our expert says her birth was "pain-free" using this technique! Learn more about the method that teaches real medical hypnosis techniques so you can have a more peaceful, calm and enjoyable pregnancy and delivery.
If you're pregnant with twins or higher order multiples, then your medical care provider has probably already told you about the risk of preterm labor. What does "preterm" actually mean for multiples? What are some of the signs of preterm labor?
If you're going for a more natural childbirth experience, then a birthing center might be best for you. How does a birthing center differ from a hospital? What services to they offer moms-to-be and how do they ensure that you and baby are safe at all times?
We don't think twice when hiring photographers to capture life's most precious moments, so why not hire a professional birth photographer? Learn more about this process works and what you can expect throughout your labor and delivery experience.
We're kicking off our ongoing series focusing on the different methods you can use to stay strong and in control during your labor and delivery. In this episode, we'll explore the philosophies and guiding principles to Birthing From Within.
We've all seen the images on television and in the movies. A woman in labor screams her head off as she's pushing her baby through the birth canal. We've been trained to think this experience is going to be painful. So, what are your pain management options? What are epidurals and spinals and when are they used? What additional medications help take the edge off while allowing you to stay mobile throughout labor and delivery?
In addition to caring for an amazing newborn baby, your postpartum period will almost certainly bring more stress and challenges than you anticipated. Preparing a postpartum plan can help make this transition into parenthood a bit smoother. So, what should you consider when creating your postpartum plan? When should you create it, and who should be part of the process?
You're planning to breastfeed your baby once he arrives. But what happens if your breastfeeding experience doesn't happen as perfectly as you planned? How can a board-certified lactation consultant help you on your journey? What are some of the benefits in adding one to your team of health care providers? Plus, how to find a lactation consultant who best fits you and your breastfeeding needs.