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Prepare Your Mind & Your Heart. Read Birth Stories and Tips that Inform and Inspire.
Thursday June 14, 2012, came and went. However, it was not a typical Thursday. I woke up as usual at 8:30 a.m. to get ready for my cycle class at the gym. At 8:33 a.m. I felt a slight gush of water as I walked around. I didn’t think much of it so I continued to get...read more
Have you been looking for Prenatal Yoga in Carlsbad? Different studios say they have it but it's not on their schedule. You won't find any prenatal yoga classes in Carlsbad, but you will find us only 6 miles from downtown Carlsbad. Our prenatal yoga classes are...read more
Research has shown that practicing prenatal yoga 3 times a week can: Shorten labor Lessen labor pain How? Synchronization of breath awareness and muscle relaxation help to decrease tension. For pregnancy, this also reduces the laboring mother’s perception of pain...read more
These were comments I gathered by sending out a survey. These comments answered the question, "What is the most important thing an expectant mother needs to know about labor and birth?" Here are the answers: 1. That birth is something you do WITH your child --and...read more
What exactly is a Lamaze class? When Fernand Lamaze created his method of childbirth, the focus was on natural, normal labor and birth without medication and interventions. The idea was to use controlled breathing and breathing patterns to distract the laboring mother...read more
The human body generates its own heat and maintaining a normal body temperature is very important to the normal processes and metabolic processes that our body performs to keep us healthy. The hot humid environment of Bikram yoga or hot yoga can present a significant...read more
by Heather Woods edited by Liza Janda Birth Story of Rose Ellice Woods Our baby was “due” August 19th. On the 15th around 1700, I began writing a birth story that, in my head, was perfect, the way I envisioned it. In spite of my visualization of a perfect birth,...read more
Does a backache always have to come with a pregnancy? Happily, the answer is NO you do not have to suffer from backache in pregnancy! But you’ll have to do a little bit of work to avoid or alleviate that age-old pregnancy complaint of backache in pregnancy. Back...read more
Lily's story started on new years day (Sunday) when I lost my mucus plug...I then noticed my first contraction early Tuesday morning around 4:30 am but nothing intense. I took it easy on Tuesday and noticed that the contractions were more intense but still totally...read more
My True Loves My husband, Demian, and I met 10 years ago and he quickly became the love of my life. When we found out we were pregnant, I knew our love would only grow for our little one. Many mothers told me to get prepared to meet true love upon meeting your child,...read more