Birthing Baby at Home: A Tale of Two Moms

When Jenny Hill was pregnant with her first daughter 12 years ago, she toured the prospective hospital where she would give birth and began to have doubts on what she wanted from her delivery experience. The setting felt too clinical and constrained for what she personally wanted for the birth of her first child.  Before

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Correct Diastasis Recti

Lose the Pooch: How to Correct Diastasis Recti

If you are struggling to lose that last bit of baby fat, we may have just found your answer, and that answer is that it is not fat! The miracle of childbirth is often accompanied by morning sickness, cravings, involuntary urination, and other unpleasant surprises. For some ladies, pregnancy also brings diastasis recti. This condition

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Things You Wish You Knew About Labor Induction

When pregnant, most future mothers will have an ideal birthing plan. They hope against all odds that they will have control over everything that will happen in the delivery room. The reality is that your labor story is going to be unique and most likely nothing like how you planned it to be. Labor Induction

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A Guide to Birthing Plans

Being pregnant and going into labor can be daunting, but crafting a carefully laid out birth plan can help alleviate some of these fears and help you concentrate on what is the most important thing during labor: bringing your child into the world safely. Birth plans are a useful tool to help stimulate conversations with

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Pregnant women

Post C-Section Numbness

In 2016, the cesarean (C-section) delivery rate for births in the U.S. was 31.9 percent, meaning approximately one in three women gave birth via C-section, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many women prepare for side effects of labor and delivery, but women who give birth via C-section can expect different side

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