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This guided relaxation is a great way to practice relaxation, so that when labor begins, your body will know exactly how to respond to the stresses of labor. Choose some relaxing music to play in the background. Relax and Enjoy.
Prepare to listen to these affirmations by finding a comfortable seat or lie down and rest on your left side resting your head on a pillow. You can play Pandora or Spotify in the background if you like to have background music. Close your eyes and focus on your...read more
Pregnancy Nutrition Quiz (from the No-Risk Pregnancy Diet) Section I - Are the following statements True or False? 1. When a woman becomes pregnant, she should cut down on her salt intake. 2. A woman's weight gain in pregnancy must be controlled in order to reduce her...read more
People always talk about the benefits of breastfeeding. No one even thinks about the risks of NOT breastfeeding. Are there really risks of Not breastfeeding? Absolutely, YES! There are many risks of not breastfeeding for the baby, the mother, the father, society, and the environment. In this post we will be dealing with the risks to your baby of not breastfeeding.
6 REALLY GOOD REASONS TO EAT PREGNANCY SNACKS HIGH IN PROTEIN 1.Placenta 2.Uterus 3.Amniotic Membranes 4.Amniotic Fluid 5.Maternal Blood Volume 6.Baby Your body knows not only how to preserve the pregnancy, it also nourishes and grows your baby. But you’ll need to eat plenty of protein-filled pregnancy snacks throughout the day to have a safe and healthy pregnancy, baby, and birth.
Your life has been altered, remodeled, and transformed into something you could not have imagined. So, you need to change too. “A new crib and pretty wall paper in the nursery are sweet, but the best gift for your newborn is baby-proofing your [relationship].” Birthing from Within
Nothing By Mouth So many women, 60%, are told by their hospitals, nurses, and doctors that they should have no food during labor and nothing to drink. This is a perfect example of one of those hospital policies that has perpetuated for years and years but is not...read more
You truly can enjoy your pregnancy and not worry so much or feel miserable. Try these 6 pregnancy tips to get the most out of this life-changing experience. 1. Eat More Protein and More Calories for a Healthier Pregnancy Yes, that’s right! I just gave you permission...read more
Nipple stimulation can have an effect on your cervix and your uterus. If you are past your due date by a few days up to almost two weeks, it can cause labor to begin. If you’re not quite 40 weeks, it can help prepare your cervix for labor. This will help your labor go faster and be more productive.