Your little one didn't arrive as planned and now you're trying to pick of pieces of the shattered childbirth experience you wish you had. How do you resolve this emotional and sometimes physical conflict?
Labor and Delivery
Our all-dad panel discuss what pregnancy is like from the partner's point-of-view. Also, what can you do to better bond with the baby and be supportive during labor and delivery?
The physical scars fade, but the emotional trauma can produce feelings of helplessness, shame and defeat. How can a mother process these emotions and even embrace them as moments of courage and strength, rather than weakness?
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?
Yes! A vaginal birth is possible when you're pregnant with twins! So, what makes you a good candidate for giving birth this way? How should you prepare yourself? And is it true that you really have to labor in the operating room?
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 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're launching a new series all about your choices of how to birth your baby. In this episode, we're learning all about planned homebirths. What typically happens during a homebirth and how can you better prepare to have the best experience possible?
Looking for a way to soar through your surges by relaxing the fear that tenses your body and triggers pain during childbirth? Then you may want to try hypnobirthing. Learn the basics of this method before you sign up for a class.
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.
Your due date is quickly approaching, and your bags are yet to be packed. What items are essential? What things can you do without? Our facebook and twitter friends weigh in on what belongs on your hospital bag checklist!
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?
You've reached the end of your pregnancy. Your due date has passed and still no baby. Fortunately, there are some safe non-invasive ways to give your baby a gentle nudge down the birth canal.