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.
Braxton Hicks, False Contractions, Dilationg and Effacement. Are these signs you're about to give birth?
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.
Learn how to write a birth plan with these sample birth plan templates. Discover what birthing options are available, and create a plan that meets your personal needs.
Interested in giving birth at home, but do you want the safety net of medical equipment and experienced providers? Learn more about the guiding principles of birth centers.
Highlighting the importance of allowing your baby to get their full blood supply when they are born, cutting down on a huge number of post birth complications.
"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.
You may find yourself trying some unconventional methods to help labor along out of a state of desperation. Eating rye bread? Not too scary. Chased by a rottweiler? Maybe you should pass on that one.
Be efficient and pack light for your hospital birth with this checklist perfect for the minimalist mama to be.
Evening primrose oil has some very special medicinal properties, including weight loss, and lowered cholesterol and blood pressure.
This Hub gives moms and dads some ideas about what to avoid during Labor and Delivery, as well as alternative suggestions to consider.
Why and when does your water break when you are pregnant? Will you be embarrassed by a big spill at the grocery store? What do PROM and PPROM mean?
Wondering if you should try inducing labor with castor oil? Find out the facts —rather than the rumors—on whether it works, how it works, and what to watch out for.
Does an epidural stop all of the pain? Does it hurt to get an epidural? Read on to find out my experience of what it really feels like to get an epidural—labor to recovery.
This article will outline your birthing options and what to expect in labor and delivery. Learn what you can do to prepare. Feel informed and empowered for your birthing experience.