By Jessica English, CD(DONA), LCCE More and more women in the United States (and around the world) are having cesarean births. A recent study from the Yale University of Medicine showed two main reasons for the rise
If your care provider suggests an induction, the first step is to determine if it truly is necessary for the health of you and/or your baby. While the practice of induction is common in the U.S. medic
Source: PRNewswire-USNewswireEvery week of pregnancy is crucial to a newborn's health, and today, the March of Dimes unveiled a new public education campaign to raise awareness about the important development that occurs during those last few weeks.
The language we use to describe birth is a tricky and often touchy issue. I had originally referred to the posts for this birth blog carnival as "birthing success stories," but as one reader pointed o
In the rush of the holiday season, most people worry about on-time delivery of important gifts and packages for friends and loved ones. But if you're a pregnant woman due around the holidays, there's