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
Eating Your Placenta Is Not Helpful, New Research Finds

I admit that I’ve never ventured into the world of placenta eating, but I know of ...
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Delivery Details: The Facts on VBACS

As the due date of my third child quickly approaches, I can't help but feel anxious ...
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I Did Not Have a Natural Birth, and I’m Perfectly OK With That

If I had to sum up my birth experience in three words, I would say brutal, traumatic, and ...
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Should You Try a Walking Epidural?

When I was pregnant with my first daughter, I chose a nurse-midwife for my healthcare ...
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When Are The Most Babies Born?

When I was a labor and delivery nurse, there were two times of the day that I swear the ...
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Should You Delay Clamping Your Baby’s Umbilical Cord?

When I had my kids, I admit that I never even gave a second thought to my baby’s ...
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