For many women, labor is a physically intense experience that puts many demands on the body. Unfortunately, women are routinely restricted from eating or drinking in labor, which can mean running out of energy when it's needed it most
Every pregnant mom wants a healthy baby, but common maternity practices may actually make it harder to have a safe and healthy birth.
An increasing number of hospitals are cracking down on inductions, and for good reason. Artificially starting labor may be good for a care provider juggling a busy calendar, or your mother-in-law who wants to book her plane tickets, but it can make labor harder and more painful for women...
As expecting parents, you are confronted with so many important decisions. Moms (and dads) who have been in your shoes tell their personal childbirth stories. Hear what they learned along the way and how you can push for the best care!
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