Women often ask me what pushing feels like. As an educator and doula it is probably one of the more challenging concepts to address.Some of the imagery can be quite vulgar. "Push like you are pooping
Imagine you are sitting in your care provider's office, and next to the scary "universal pain chart" with the not-so-happy faces getting progressively more distressed and discolored, is this chart:
In the first hours after your baby is born, skin-to-skin contact and staying with your baby at all times is something hospitals and parents should be practicing everywhere.
Today's post is a guest post interview with Ann Romero, a new mom and staff member at Lamaze International. She shares her experience with taking a Lamaze childbirth education class as a new mom-to-be
In June 2010, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) panel published a Consensus Development Conference Statement on vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).