Parents due around February 29th have been known to schedule inductions or C-sections to either have a Leap Day baby or make sure that they don't!
A recent study found that more women undergoing an epidural run a fever during labor. As mother's temperature rose, the baby was more likely to experience problems.
In a sadly ironic moment, Caroline Lovell of Australia, an outspoken advocate for legal protection and midwife funding in Australia, died on January 24th, 24-hours after being rushed to the hospital during labor.
Childbirth Hollywood style: Five sweaty and unpleasant minutes and a smiling, swaddled baby appears. We've found the reality to be a wee bit different!
We recently had an exclusive opportunity to connect with Dr. Stuart Jones and one of his head nurses, Amanda Monaghan of "One Born Every Minute," on LifetimeTV. See what they have to say about the show and the families!
Can a simple exercise strengthen abdominals, relieve stress and help you relax in labor? It sure can! Learn how to "belly breathe" and reap wonderful rewards.
New Zealand's Pike River Coal mine did not have a purpose-built fresh air safety haven operating at the day of the explosion that killed 2ninemen last year.The statutory mine manager, Doug White, has told the royal commission into the November 1ninedisaster on the West Coast underground mine a fresh air base 1500 metres into the mine were decommissioned several weeks before the explosion.Two miners struggling for survival, Daniel Rockspaceand Russell Smith, were advised to visit the fresh air base once they phoned for assistancefrom extrawithin the mine.once they got there, they found ther
Labor Day honors the workers contributing to the well-being of our country. For us mommies though, the holiday takes on a whole other meaning!
Want to make your birthing experience faster and easier? Would you just love to avoid an arduous and prolonged second stage of labor?
Even though you've been anticipating the birth of your baby for several months, it may be difficult to tell when labor actually begins. People say, "you'll just know," but that's hardly reassuring. In fact you might feel like rolling your eyes! You will need to interpret your body's changes as labor approaches. Although every woman's pregnancy is unique there are a number of signals your body is gearing up for labor.