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Do I Need a Labor Induction? How Do I Know it’s Right For Me and My Baby?
A Common Procedure? Labor induction has become a common procedure for women who are between 37 and 42 weeks gestation. It's used when a woman hasn't gone into labor on her own, or when doctors think it would be safer for the mother and baby if they induced labor. In...
Learn Comfort Measures to Manage Pain in Labor – Drug Free!
Research Shows That Taking Childbirth Classes Has Positive Benefits: Better Outcomes for Mother & Baby Less Stress/Anxiety for Parents Increased Confidence Increased Satisfaction with Birth More Successful Breastfeeding What Do I Need to Learn in a Childbirth...
Yoga in Pregnancy: The Research Shows a Myriad of Benefits
If you’ve enjoyed a yoga class, you know how it can make you feel. One of my yoga teachers, years ago, used to say, with a huge smile on her face, “Ah! Yoga.” At the end of class. It just makes you feel so good. The hardest part can be sitting up from Savasana. ...
Are You Afraid of Childbirth?
If you’re pregnant for the first time, I’ll bet you have been told some harrowing tales about childbirth. Some people just love drama! There’s nothing more exciting for some people than a horrible birth story to share with others. NO WONDER YOU’RE FEARFUL! In our...
Coaching a Birth – Being There with Love & Understanding
A Bradley Method class inspires confidence in a woman’s ability to give birth. Many times, couples find a deeper connection with each other and with their baby. There is hands-on practice weekly, during which we practice relaxation techniques, and learn positions, and comfort measures. It’s an amazing thing to empower the laboring woman’s partner/birth coach. Coaches learn how to support and encourage the laboring woman. And the laboring woman relies on her coach. They learn to trust each other and take an active role in the birth of the baby. After finishing a Bradley Method® class, both the mother and her coach feel increased confidence and trust in the process of labor and birth.
8 TIPS TO AVOID TEARING IN CHILDBIRTH
There are several factors that can help you avoid tearing during childbirth. Use these tips to have a safer, healthier 2nd stage of labor. . CHOOSE A MIDWIFE The first one is, choose a midwife to be your care provider and your birth attendant. Studies show that...
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Vitamin D? Crucial to Your Health
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for everyone. You won’t find it in a lot of food sources, and one can only take so much sun. But, because it is available everywhere in supplement form, it is one of the easiest ways to boost your health and immune system. Studies show it reduces your chances of severe symptoms from Covid-19. And other studies show that for pregnant women it can significantly reduce some pregnancy complications: preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, premature birth and infection. (1)
Hum, Chant, Sing, or Sigh: 5 Ways to Reduce Pain in Labor
Using sound in labor to reduce pain and stress is a time-tested tool. Now we have science backing up what women have known for millennia. Understand that your body has the innate ability to cope with labor and birth. Trust your body. Trust yourself. Give these techniques a try.
6 Tips To Manage Anxiety From Home
Due to everything going on globally, many people are reporting having more anxiety than they did before. Fortunately, here are five tips that you can follow that can help you to manage stress from home.