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.

Planning Childbirth
C-Section Secrets: 5 Things No One Tells You About Cesarean Sections

I have three sons, two of which were born via planned cesarean section following the near-death, traumatic birth experience I endured with my ...
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Oh No, I’ve Got to Go! A Guide to the Bathroom (and More) After Birth

At some point during pregnancy, it starts to really sink in that the baby will have to come out somehow. And that it’s probably going to ...
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5 Surprising Benefits of Laughing Gas For Labor

When it comes to options for pain relief during labor, women in the United States have the choice of medications, an epidural, or natural coping ...
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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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