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Six and a half years ago I headed in for one of my last OB appointments before the birth of my daughter Arden. I was almost 39 weeks and very excited for the unmedicated, natural birth of my daughter. At the appointment I found out she was breech. My doctor “gave” me...read more
By Liza Janda, www.yogajanda.com AAHCC, RPYT Certified Childbirth Educator, Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Do you need a childbirth class? Do you need a childbirth class if you're having an epidural? Well, the answer is absolutely "Yes, you need a childbirth class!"...read more
There are a couple of programs offering Hypnosis for Labor and Birth that promise a painless childbirth. But are they truly talking about no pain at all? Or are they talking about changing your reaction to pain. What’s the difference? Can you really have a “painless childbirth”? Or can you experience pain and not suffer?
Although you'll find yoga studios in San Marcos who say they have prenatal yoga, you won't find it on their schedules. But you will find Prenatal Yoga with Yoga Janda right off the 78 at Babies In Bloom, 1948 Via Centre behind David's Bridal. We are easy to get...read more
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
PREGNANT WOMEN GENERATE HEAT ALL ON THEIR OWN So many pregnant women show up at my prenatal yoga classes saying, "I haven't practiced yoga in months. I used to do hot yoga, but stopped when I became pregnant. " These moms are smart because Hot Yoga is not safe for...read more