Giving Birth with Confidence


    How to Safely Deliver a Baby When Medical Assistance is Still Minutes Away
    Blog: Giving Birth with Confidence | By: Cara Terreri | Released: July 28, 2014, 6:52 am

    Today's post is from Jennifer Slater, author of En Route Baby: What To Do When Baby Arrives Before Help Does. While the vast majorities of babies are birthed in the presence of trained professionals, it can help ease your mind to know what to do in the event of a "highway baby."

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    Introducing Online Birth Education from Lamaze
    Blog: Giving Birth with Confidence | By: Cara Terreri | Released: July 25, 2014, 6:54 am

    Lamaze is thrilled to share with parents everywhere the launch of our new online learning center with interactive, virtual classes you can take at your own pace. Engage with childbirth professionals and other parents virtually through all stages of your pregnancy and beyond. Online classes can suppl

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    Think You Can't Eat or Drink During Labor? Think Again!
    Blog: Giving Birth with Confidence | By: Cara Terreri | Released: July 23, 2014, 6:40 am

    It has been a long-held policy in hospitals to forbid women in labor from eating and drinking. The fear is that if there is food in a woman's stomach, and if she goes in for emergency surgery under general anesthesia (most cesareans are performed with epidural anesthesia), that she could possibly vo

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    10 Ways to Survive and Thrive in Your First Trimester
    Blog: Giving Birth with Confidence | By: Cara Terreri | Released: July 21, 2014, 5:24 am

    The first trimester of pregnancy can be rough. From the moment you find out you're pregnant (whether it's at 4 weeks or 10 weeks), you'll likely run through a rollercoaster of emotions and thoughts. Even a pregnancy that is planned and anticipated has a way of rocking your world! So for all you mama

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    How Far Dilated Are You? Evidence of the "Purple Line" to Determine Progress in Labor
    Blog: Giving Birth with Confidence | By: Cara Terreri | Released: July 16, 2014, 6:24 am

    By Mindy Cockeram, LCCE

    When couples in my childbirth classes are learning techniques for coping in labor that involve their labor partner massaging mom's hips or sacrum, I always talk about the great position the partner is in for spotting the red, purple or dark line (depending on skin color) tha

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