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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...
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.
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...
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)
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.
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.
Guest post by Sujana Wilson Most moms start pumping either with a manual pump or an electric pump! Depending on your lifestyle both can work. If you think electric pumps make your life easier, hands-free pumps might make it even better! However, many moms and even...
Whether you go back to work or back to school part-time or full-time, choosing the right pump can make a big difference for your milk supply, your wallet, and your energy. There are two types of pumps, manual and electric pumps. Here’s a guide to get you started.
If you want to give birth to a healthy baby, there is probably one thing, and only one thing, within your control, to increase your chances of a healthy Mom and baby.
WHAT YOU EAT AFFECTS YOUR BABY’S HEALTH AS WELL AS YOUR OWN