Giving Birth

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Giving Birth Can Be Beautiful

Giving birth truly can be beautiful. If you do the research, seek out the positive stories, find a childbirth method, and know the facts ahead of time, you too can have the pleasant memories from your children's births like I do. Here, I offer you some information to help you along your journey.

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Hospital Bag Must-Haves

When you're getting ready for your baby to arrive it's likely that your mind will become pretty cloudy. It can be easy to forget things you'll need when packing your hospital bag. I'm going to share the essential items you're not going to want to forget.

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Creating Your Birth Plan

Creating your birth plan is a great way to help you prepare for and feel in control of your birthing experience. With a little planning, research, and flexibility you are sure to have a better labor and delivery experience.

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What Do Real Contractions Feel Like?

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.

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Best Positions for Labour

What is the best birthing position to be in labour? How can you bring on you labour or even speed it up? Years ago women were told to deliver on the bed in the hospital, this is no longer the case as more and more women are becoming more active with their labour and delivery and many are delivering in the comfort of their on homes or on a midwife led unit. Here are a few good tips on how to be really active leading up to your labour and whilst you are in labour.

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Early Signs of Labor in My Experience

These are the symptoms you'll likely experience in the 38th week of pregnancy, and they are early signs that labor is fast approaching. Signs include not being able to sleep, hot flashes/night sweats, exhaustion, and a constant urge to poop.Learn what to do during labor and when to go to the doctor.