Labor and Delivery

Giving birth may be scary, but it doesn’t have to be. Being well informed about what is going on and what may happen, is the answer to a calm and gentle birth.

From birth plans, to labor positions, or even just info about what you can expect during labor and delivery, here are all the posts outlining everything you need to know about this exciting moment in your life!

Top 9 Superfoods To Eat During Pregnancy For An Easier Labor

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Eating during pregnancy can be confusing. You suddenly hate mac and cheese, pickles with Cheetos are a go-to snack, or you suddenly are experiencing a food sensitivity. However, eating the right foods during pregnancy is so important as it can give your body all the necessary nutrients to give baby the best and healthiest start …

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8 Helpful Ways to Reduce Tearing During Labor

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Scared to give birth? Terrified of all the crazy stories you heard about people tearing down there? Yup, tearing happens, and it’s completely normal! However, with certain habits, you can help reduce tearing during labor.  Let’s be honest. Almost all women are scared of giving birth the first time, especially with all the horror stories …

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7 Things You Should Know About Contractions That Will Make Labor Easier

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Is there anything scarier than preparing for birth for the first time? I remember being a first time mom and practically biting my nails clean off when I was thinking about contractions and how I would handle them. In my mind, giving birth was one big pain fest that, once started, didn’t end until the …

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Simple Birth Plan Template – All You Need To Know!

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A birth plan is a document written by you that outlines your choices and preferences during labor, delivery, and postpartum. It helps to communicate with nurses and health practitioners what you would want to happen in emergencies and regular routines.  So why should you have a birth plan? Is it absolutely necessary?  Well let us …

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