Have you talked with your care provider about induction? Do you know others who have had an induction? Do you know the risks, benefits, and when it's medically necessary? Lamaze has several resources on induction to help inform, educate, and equip you with evidence based information to make decision
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows that every day and week of pregnancy is critical for baby's development. In a news release about the study, Children's National Health System reports:
"During the third trimester -- the final 13 to 14 weeks of gestation -- fetuses' brains grow e
As I write this, I am five days past my due date with my third baby. I'm no stranger to being "overdue." With my last pregnancy, I gave birth five days after my estimated due date. I was lucky enough with my first to go into labor three days before being due. Despite the fact that a perfectly health
The health and safety of you and your baby depends on you getting the best and right care at the right time. This is the basis behind the new "Choosing Wisely" initiative, developed by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation in conjuction with the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).
Every pregnant mom wants a healthy baby, but common maternity practices may actually make it harder to have a safe and healthy birth.