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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
Motherhood begins at the moment we internalize the fact that we got a positive result on the pregnancy test we took. Whether the pregnancy was planned or unplanned we immediately begin realizing that we are no longer responsible for only ourselves, but … Continue reading
A new survey of California labor and delivery nurses was recently released by the Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy, and Consultation revealing three distinct things that L&D nurses would like for pregnant women to do to better prepare for childbirth. … Continue reading
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
This past week a new study was released showing that mothers who were induced into labor were twice as likely to receive cesarean surgery. We have known for sometime that induction of labor has increased the number of babies born pre-term, … Continue reading