It's at the end of your pregnancy, and you're convinced you're [finally] in labor. After calling your care provider, laboring at home, and making the trek into your hospital, you're ready to check in and birth your baby!
May is International Doula Month, and because continuous support is included as one of the Lamaze Six Healthy Birth Practices, Lamaze encourages women to learn about how a doula can help you have a safe and healthy birth.
In recognition of Preeclampsia Awareness Month, we want to share critical information to help you recognize and treat this potentially life-threatening pregnancy and postpartum condition. Preeclampsia affects approximately 5-8% of pregnancies, and is defined as the combination of having high blood