When seeking to maximize your comfort and minimize interventions during your hospital or birth center birth, there are some simple things you can do to be your own best advocate. Be sure to also share these tips with your partner and/or birth support team, as they will be able to help speak up on yo
Most of us have come to learn that the "squeaky wheel gets the grease," the tallest person in the room often gets noticed first, and bright colors attract more attention. But when you boil it down, it's typically the things we can't see or hear that matter most. So is the case with pregnancy and bir
For some women, weight gain during the second trimester is not so fun. The second trimester can be seen as an awkward ‘in between’ stage, when you have noticeably gained weight but may not look obviously pregnant just yet.
By Lynn Martinez and Julia Robertson, CPM, MotherToBaby Utah
During the more than 30 years MotherToBaby affiliates have been serving the public with education regarding exposures during pregnancy, many women have called who are very distressed, sometimes in tears, about finding out they were pre