Well, he came early after all! My entire labor and birth experience was so different than what I thought it would be….
I was up late with insomnia on Sunday, July 17 while my husband was out hanging out with friends and having a guy’s night. When he came home, we chatted a bit and didn’t turn out
Every pregnant mom wants a healthy baby, but common maternity practices may actually make it harder to have a safe and healthy birth.
In this continued series, we're rounding up and breaking down the top 10 fears of childbirth, all of which are addressed in a good childbirth class. Today, we're talking about fear number four (in no particular order), which is the fear of labor stalling or "petering out." Let's address this first b
A couple of weeks ago, we posted the "Top 10 Fears Addressed in a Childbirth Class," and reassured you that it's normal to have fears about giving birth and becoming a parent. It's when those fears feel overwhelming, insurmountable, or begin to control your thoughts, actions, and prevent you from mo
Earlier this week, we brought to you news of a new study review that discusses the timing of getting an epidural. One of the many things the study doesn't discuss is alternatives to epidural for pain relief in labor -- many of which are very effective and carry little or no risks! You can learn more