Planning Childbirth

Planning Birth

Are you dreaming of an unmedicated home birth, or have you already spoken to your medical provider about an epidural? Every mother-to-be has hopes and fears about the birthing process. Creating a plan can help to express those hopes and ease those fears. Here, you will find articles and information to prepare and to help you create your own, personal birth plan.
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4 Degrees of Perineal Tears (Plus 4 Things You’ll Need!)

Perineal, or vaginal tears, occur during a vaginal childbirth. Childbirth, if you think about it, is a pretty traumatizing ordeal for your peri ...
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Yes, a VBAC is Possible!

Birth is normal, anticipated, and expected; but it is also a major life event. This event, though joyous, can significantly impact a mother's ...
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Emergency Home Birth: 4 Things You Should Know

What should you do if you can’t make it to the hospital? Find out ...
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Water Birth: From Legend to Modern

In the book “Water Birth,” author Janet Balaskas tells of folklore about women in the Pacific Islands birthing in the sea. Archeologist ...
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HypnoBirthing: What Is It?

After you get over the great joy that two pink lines on a pregnancy test brings, you begin to think about your birthing experience. We have all ...
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Why You Should Consider a Homebirth

Too many times in life, things are very cut and dry, and there little or no options. That should not be the case with childbirth. All women ...
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