Tag Archives: Healthy Birth Practices

Does Childbirth Education Really Work?

Microsoft Clipart Is attending a childbirth education class worth your time?  Is it worth the money?  Will classes really do anything to improve your experience or make birthing your baby any easier?  What kind of classes are best? I must preface … Continue reading

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Your Attitude About Childbirth Will Impact Your Experience

Giving birth is the ultimate creative experience; no one can accurately predict the totality of the experience of your child’s birth.  Your attitude about giving birth will have a powerful impact on your experience.  It is natural to be fearful … Continue reading

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Reliable Pregnancy and Birth Information on the Internet

It doesn’t take long in pregnancy before we can feel bombarded by information and the opinions of others as to what is the healthiest ways of experiencing our pregnancy and birth.  Everyone seems to feel that their “way” is the … Continue reading

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The Pain of Labor (Childbirth)

It is no secret that the word best describing the experience most women have during the hard work of labor is “pain”.  Many of the media portrayals of childbirth, as with quite a few of the stories we hear from others, show … Continue reading

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Epidurals for Pain Relief in Labor

It is very common in the birthing culture of the United States for a large amount of women to choose epidural anesthesia as the primary form of pain relief in normal labor and birth.  The Listening to Mothers Survey II reports … Continue reading

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Labor Support – How Do I Decide Who is Present for the Labor and Birth?

There are so many things to consider when preparing for your baby’s birthday, it can be somewhat overwhelming as exciting as it is.  You pack your bag for the hospital or birth center trying to remember everything you will need … Continue reading

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Healthy Birth Practices

I would like to share with you the following two videos of a set that I have really come to love.  The videos highlight Lamaze supported Six Healthy Birth Practices, and were made by InJoy videos and Lamaze International.  You … Continue reading

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