Planning for Labor

    Planning for Labor


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    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: Apr 24, 2012 11:57 AM

    Finding the time, energy, and peace to face your fears—or do anything that requires mental focus—is a challenge in our culture. One pregnant woman shared that after years of working at her office, she’d tuned out the sounds of phones ringing and computers clicking. She didn’t even......

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    The Waiting Game
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: Apr 24, 2012 11:56 AM

    Patience is truly a virtue after 9 long months, especially when you’re a few weeks or days from your due date. The swollen feet, extra pounds and late-night bathroom trips can take their toll. Wouldn’t it be easier to just schedule your baby’s birth and get the show on the road?...

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    Birth Day, Your Way
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: Apr 24, 2012 11:55 AM

    Carefully consider your wishes-then let them be known....

    Keywords: Planning for Labor | Birth Day | Birth Plan

    Maternal Instincts
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: Apr 24, 2012 11:54 AM

    Your body has sheltered and nurtured your baby throughout your pregnancy quite naturally. Birth happens this way, too. If you let it, your intuition will guide you. The challenge is to develop confidence in yourself, trust your inner wisdom and allow nature to do its thing....

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    10 Labor Tips
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: Apr 24, 2012 11:53 AM

    Raise your comfort level with these tips to cope with pain and labor. First, decide who and what will be with you. Then learn about what you can do with your body and mind during contractions. You’ll be amazed at your ability to discover and stay in your comfort zone....

    Keywords: Planning for Labor | Labor Tips

    Movement in Labor
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: Apr 24, 2012 11:52 AM

    Research shows that moving freely in labor improves a woman’s sense of control, decreases her need for pain medication, and may reduce the length of her labor. Sometimes it is hard to move in labor due to routine procedures or lack of support and space....

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    Labor Positions
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: Apr 24, 2012 11:51 AM

    The pros and cons of 11 common labor positions....

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    Stages of Labor
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: Apr 24, 2012 11:50 AM

    Your step-by-step guide to giving birth...

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    Keywords: Planning for Labor | Labor Day | Stages of Labor

    Tips for Finding a Doula
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: Apr 24, 2012 11:49 AM

    History, common wisdom, and research tell us that women who have continuous support in labor have a higher chance of giving birth vaginally, use less pain medication in labor, and are more likely to remember their births as positive experiences. These tips will help you......

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    Birth Team
    Blog: Planning for Labor | By: Lamaze International | Released: Apr 24, 2012 11:40 AM

    ou're not in this alone. Surround yourself with a caring birth team....

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    Keywords: Planning for Labor | Birth Team | Supporting cast


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    Planning for Labor

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