Did you ever have a Magic 8 Ball? I did. I loved that thing. I loved being able to ask a question, any question, and have the almighty oracle predict my fate. 1,513 more words
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This is a quick reflection on how birth is about “the unexpected” and about how important it is that women be in control of decision-making in birth precisely BECAUSE so much in birth is unexpected. 398 more words
Childbirth Classes: Necessity or Luxury? Redundant in the Internet Age?
(reposted from last year with a new graph below!)
Hello pregnant women!
Fewer of us than ever before are signing up for traditional childbirth education classes. 559 more words
Here in the US, we are blessed to have lots of different options—just look at the ketchup/catsup isle in any grocery store and you’ll see what I mean. 1,039 more words
What to Expect When Your Baby Is Not Who You Expected Him to Be: 5 Strategies for Parenting a High Needs Baby
You can never be quite sure of who this tiny human is going to be after he or she emerges from your womb.
We often expect an image like this one (Artist: … 459 more words
There have been several literature reviews of available research on the available non-pharmacological techniques for coping with labor pain. Each of these reviews acknowledges the limitations of the research that they compile: primarily the studies are small sample sizes, and are not properly randomized control trials. 270 more words