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  • Some natural and effective methods to decrease the length of your labor so you can meet your little one faster!

    How to Have a Shorter Labor

    How to Have a Shorter Labor

    by Susannah Birch13

  • Pregnancy contractions occur all throughout pregnancy. The big question is: How do you know if it's a real contraction or just Braxton Hicks? There are definite differences between real labor contractions and Braxton Hicks practice contractions during pregnancy. Learn how each kind of contraction feels and when to know when you may be in real labor.

    What Do Real Contractions Feel Like?

    What Do Real Contractions Feel Like?

    by Marissa2

  • A comprehensive list of the ways to induce labor naturally, prepared by a certified doula, including when and how to use each method.

    40 Natural Ways to Induce Labor

    40 Natural Ways to Induce Labor

    by Susannah Birch262

  • After only three hours of very fast labor, my baby girl was born in our bed at home--surprise!

    My Accidental Home Birth

    My Accidental Home Birth

    by Meredith Cornell0

  • "When will I go into labor? How can I make labor start? How can I make my labor progress faster?" Learn about going into labor and how someone can help you with the progression of labor.

    Ways to Help Labor Progress

    Ways to Help Labor Progress

    by Marissa13

  • Is Castor Oil safe to use to induce labor? Is Castor oil worth the risk to my baby's health? Why do so many women say that Castor Oil is OK to take to bring on my labor and what can I do to induce labor naturally?

    Is it Safe to use Castor Oil to Induce Labor?

    Is it Safe to use Castor Oil to Induce Labor?

    by Emma9

  • If you're in the third trimester of pregnancy, you'll want to begin packing and preparing your hospital bag for when you go into labor. Learn what to pack for you, your baby, and your spouse or partner.

    What to Pack in a Hospital Bag for Labor and Delivery

    What to Pack in a Hospital Bag for Labor and Delivery

    by Marissa17

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