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Full of Questions

My last two births did not go as the mommas had planned.  In fact, both ended in c-sections and I can safely say that was the furthest from both of their minds.   1,029 more words

Choice

Sexy Saturday: Sex, Love and Chemistry (the actual science kind)

If you’ve ever seen a Hollywood movie or read a really bad YA novel, then you’ll know that having sex with someone will definitely for sure make you love them forever and ever until you die. 450 more words

Love

Weekly Neuroscience Update

A new study shows the interdependency between the structure and function of neurons.

Neuroscientists have discovered an unexpected benefit of getting older – a more nuanced understanding of social signals, such as the age of others. 432 more words

Weekly Round-Up

Pain with a purpose

Among our birth clients, especially the first time moms, one of their biggest concerns is how they will cope with pain in labor.  We have a variety of resources such as physical comfort techniques, emotional comfort techniques, and environmental comfort techniques that we use but in this post we will explore the purpose of pain in labor. 658 more words

Baby

Oxytocin for Migraine and Headache?

Dear Pain Matters blog readers,

Oxytocin is a natural hormone made by the hypothalamus and released by the posterior pituitary gland.  Nicknamed the ‘love hormone’, or the ‘cuddle hormone’ 552 more words

Heart Rate Variability

A-Z of pain relief for labour - B is for Bath

Water in labour is remarkably effective as a pain reliever, according to many women who have attended my antenatal classes. When we discuss water for pain relief, clients automatically think of birthing pools, but often forget that they can use water in labour at home in the form of baths and, of course, showers. 113 more words

Labour

Heritage milk kerala clarification milk

Heritage milk kerala clarification milk

హెరిటేజ్ పాల నాణ్యత సరిగా లేదని, అందువల్లే కేరళలో ఆ పాలను నిషేధించారని తెలంగాణ రాష్ట్ర అసెంబ్లీలో టీఆర్ఎస్ సభ్యుడు రవీంద్ర……………Read More………..