I’m so thrilled to announce to you all that my son was born on June 21st at 8lbs 8 oz, 21.5 inches long by a SUCCESSFUL VBAC! 400 more words
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New research released this week from Doximity looked at how the upcoming Ob-gyn shortage will be affecting certain cities more than others. This really hits home for women who are planning families, currently pregnant, and wish to deliver in a hospital in one of those cities most at risk. 685 more words
- You might get sent home. If you show up pregnant with your first baby and it turns out you aren’t 4 cm dilated yet, you will get sent home because you aren’t in active labor. 913 more words
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The first hours after a baby is welcomed into the world may have short- and long-term consequences. Evidence has shown that newborns who are placed skin to skin with their mothers immediately after birth have better respiratory, temperature, and glucose stability, and significantly less crying that stipulates less stress.