One of the biggest arguments made for moms or couples who don't attend childbirth classes is "I/we don't have time." And in today's over-scheduled, over-committed and over-worked life, it's true that many (often too many) things compete for your time.
Have you ever felt scared or insecure when asking your doctor a question? Personally, there have been times when I felt like, "what if I ask a stupid question," or "will she think I'm one of those know-it-all internet research junkies,” or “I don’t want to come across as too pushy.”
A very pregnant Jessica Simpson appeared on Monday night's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. During her interview, Jessica covered the basic details of her pregnancy, including the surprise of Braxton Hicks contractions, and her relationship with dad-to-be.
In a recent Canadian study that was reviewed in The Journal of Perinatal Education, researcher Michael Klein, MD, reports that women are inadequately informed and care providers are not delivering evidence-based information when it comes to birth practices.
Thank you to everyone who submitted posts and responses to our blog carnival on "How Did Your Childbirth Classes Help You?" When I became pregnant with my third child, I was determined that, for the first time in my motherhood career, I would take a childbirth class.