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First and foremost, you will need to do everything you can to heal as quickly as possible from your surgery. Can you really heal quickly when you have to take care of a newborn 24/7? Well…..It's going to take a while so be patient. Here are some steps to follow that...read more
15 Ways To Turn A Breech Baby
Some women feel extreme grief and sorrow over the loss of the birth experience they had dreamed of. Not only must they heal physically, they need to heal from the emotional damage from the birth trauma they experienced. Many struggle for months and even years.
by Liza Janda AAHCC, E-RYT, RPYT If you want a safe and healthy birth for both you and your baby, take the time to understand what is normal in labor and birth. Understanding the physiology of labor, or the normal function of our bodies during labor, can take away a...read more
Before you even decide when to go to your birth place during labor, you have to get through early labor. Stay home as long as you can and labor at home, before even thinking about when to go to your birth place. Staying home during labor is usually longer than you think you should and longer than you may want to. But your labor will be a lot more productive if you stay at home.
I started noticing the start of early labor around 3PM on Monday. Contractions were coming about every 15 minutes, and labor continued that way through the evening. Since we had been taught in our Bradley Method classes to ignore labor as long as we could, I went...read more
Although I knew my informed consent questions, inside and out, I wasn’t ever really given a clear opportunity to use them. But should I really have to ask? Isn’t my caregiver legally obligated to inform me of all of the risks and benefits of any procedure?
Do you have options if you have tested positive for Group B Strep in pregnancy? Below is a table with information from the CDC and what the CDC recommends regarding Group B Strep in pregnancy.
There are two main causes of sacroiliac pain and back pain in pregnancy.
One is stiffness or lack of flexibility in the pelvic muscles, or your sacroiliac joints are hyper-mobile or extremely flexible. WHAT CAN HELP
Increase flexibility by practicing the 10 yoga stretches below to relieve back pain and sacroiliac pain in pregnancy.
If lack of flexibility is the issue get regular chiropractic adjustments will help relieve back pain in pregnancy.
If hyper-flexibility is the issue, work on strengthening the lower back and core muscle groups to increase stability and reduce stress on the lower back.
The causes of headaches in pregnancy can be varied-everything from hormones to extra blood you’re body is building for your baby. The first step is reducing inflammation in your body. Inflammation can be attacked nutritionally and easily.