Push for Your Baby
First Baby of the New Year by Jodie Harris
Blog: Birth Story Entries | By: Lamaze International | Released: July 20, 2012, 9:06 am
Early on in my fourth pregnancy, my doctor was already talking about 'induction and or scheduling a c-section' because I am a VBAC with a history of very fast labors who lives 50 minutes from the nearest hospital (needless to say, I was a 'risky' delivery...
Overcoming Society's Standard by Briana Padilla
Blog: Birth Story Entries | By: Lamaze International | Released: August 16, 2012, 10:48 am
I'm stationed in Texas and don't have my family close by to give me all the support I needed. So from the time I shared the news of my pregnancy with my mom, she had encouraged me to buy a lamaze book and take a lamaze class to obtain the confidence I needed. She knew and supported my birth plan.
Pushing for the Best Care by Melissa Driscoll
Blog: Birth Story Entries | By: Lamaze International | Released: August 20, 2012, 9:44 am
Pushing for the best care for mom and baby during labor and birth means you are advocating for you and your child’s needs. You won't come out of the birth feeling guilty that you got talked into doing something that you didn’t want.
Smiling in Tears by Luz Ma Dollero
Blog: Birth Story Entries | By: Lamaze International | Released: August 16, 2012, 10:42 am
Unfortunately, the first time I gave birth I couldn't find professionals or preparation courses that supported natural delivery. Even though they were experienced, skilled, ethical and favored vaginal birth, they couldn't understand that I wanted to "refuse" the epidural.
Soulful Moaning by Mignon Lott
Blog: Birth Story Entries | By: Lamaze International | Released: August 13, 2012, 3:16 pm
Going into the labor and delivery scene for the fourth time I figured I could do this with no problem. WHAT WAS I THINKING?!? Well as we all know, it's no walk in the park... Hence the word "Labor". So, after laboring in my sons bed for roughly 8 hours I decided to follow the first suggestion...