If you're new to this blog or to Lamaze and if you are pregnant or planning to be pregnant soon, listen up. I'm going to share with you vital -- and SIMPLE -- information on how to have are more satisfying, safe and healthy birth. This information not only helps you achieve a healthy mom and baby, b
“Do not force nature, do not insult it, for it is as if you were to open the ears of corn to make the stalks grow.”
– Chinese Medical Review (1852)
In the moments right after birth, babies go through an amazing and challenging transition. Inside the womb, they are kept at the perfect temperature and get everything they need through their umbilical cords.
How do you see yourself giving birth? If you look at most books and TV shows, you’d assume every woman gives birth on her back, with her knees bent and legs held back, holding her breath to the count of 10.
Although the big day is still several weeks away, your baby is preparing for her grand entrance into the world.