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?
Labor and Delivery
When we think about labor and delivery, most women are concerned about it lasting for hours and hours. But what if the exact opposite happens and your labor lasts three hours or less from start to finish? How can you be better prepared?
While the excitement and joy of becoming a mother are beyond compare, let's face it – the journey through motherhood isn't all cupcakes and rainbows. It comes with a whole host of challenges as well.
You've heard of contractions during labor and delivery, but what about back labor? What exactly is back labor, what does it feel like and what causes it to happen? Plus, we've got tips on how to prevent it and methods to naturally manage it.
Whether you're seeking advice, camaraderie, or just a good laugh, there's a podcast out there that's got your back (and your bump)!
We’re hearing more and more about the choices that women have in giving birth. There are hospital birthing suites, birthing centers, and even home births, But do all these choices go out the window when you’re having multiple babies? If we want something other than a hospital birth for our twins, how do we determine what is possible? Today we're learning what may be possible for twin births, including giving birth at home.
You're considering a non-traditional birth, but is unassisted childbirth in your future? Learn what happens without the assistance of a medical or professional birth attendant.
Pregnancy can be stressful to a woman’s body and the health of the fetus. Learn how homeopathic medicines will help improve the health of the mother as well as the baby to assuring a more positive pregnancy experience.
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.
Whether you're giving birth naturally, or planning for an epidural, it's all starts with having a birth plan. Making these decisions in advance will help you create the best birth experience possible.