What is it about birth shows that make pregnant women love to watch them? Like other reality shows, they depict only part of the reality. These glimpses of actual births are carefully edited to create exciting scenes that draw in viewers. Pregnant women, beware!
With Valentine's Day happening tomorrow, love is in the air and on the minds of couples everywhere. For new parents, relationship love may not be top of mind, as it has lots of competition in the first days, weeks, months, and years of parenting. But it's important not to let yo
Marching forward with our Hormones and Healthy Birth series, today we look at "Healthy Birth Practice 3: Bring a Loved One, Friend, or Doula for Continuous Support" and how it relates to the findings in the Hormonal Physiology of Childbearing report from Childbirth Connection. This Healthy Birth Pra
We really are in the final stretch! If one of my doula clients had reached 37 weeks, I’d be keeping my phone close by just in case the baby decided to make an early entrance in about a week. However, given my first two boys – who came along 12 and 10 days past 40 weeks – I’m not e