The Lamaze Healthy Birth Practices are the foundation of what Lamaze believes and teaches. These Birth Practices are designed to simplify your birth process with a natural approach that helps alleviate your fears and manage pain. Regardless of your baby’s size, your labor’s length and complexity, or
I’m a little behind this week. Today (Friday) actually marks 16 weeks. How is this suddenly going so fast? The first trimester seemed endless, but now the days just won’t slow down.
The boys and I headed out to the midwife on Tuesday to check on this quickly growing baby. I can’t really remember wh
By Beth Kiernan, MPH, Interviewer & Teratogen Information Specialist, MotherToBaby
“I just found out I’m pregnant, and while I am glad, I’m also pretty overwhelmed,” lamented Marian, a never-pregnant, newly-married woman who had struggled with Crohn’s disease since her teenage years but was finally
Did you know that there was a list of "no-nos" for birth? Well, it's true. Along with all the other things you need to learn and remember for your big day, add these four to your list.
When you give birth, DON'T:
Apologize... for being too loud, for being messy, for asking for reassurance or
By Kelsey Irvin, MsC, CBD
"High risk" are two words no one wants to hear from their healthcare provider when pregnant. A diagnosis of high risk can change everything, sometimes very rapidly, requiring a considerable amount of bravery and focus to weather through. Three years into my doula practice