Shoulder dystocia occurs when a baby's head is delivered through the vagina, but his shoulders get stuck inside the mother's body. This creates risks for both mother and baby. Dystocia means "slow or difficult labor or delivery."
Is it false labor or preterm labor? Since preterm babies are at higher risk of needing hospitalization, having long-term health problems and dying, it is important for you to know and understand the difference.
The delivery methods of babies have potential implications for the health of infants as they grow and develop.
Ideally you will want to labor at home as long as you choose. However, your dog may respond to the changes in your moods, scents, and behaviors. With this in mind, I offer these important "labor day" tips for you and your canine buddy.
Do you have a list of doulas for parents to find one locally? If so, I am a certified doula in the Ellensburg, WA area and would like to know how to get my name and info onto the list so local parents can find me!
What questions should you ask your doctor about breech or fetal positions? Find out so you can at your checkups!
What kinds of questions should you ask your doctor about Braxton Hicks Contractions? We have some for you!
Women need energy for labor. Is eating and drinking during labor only natural or is it a bad idea? Learn what research says regarding conventional obstetrical practices.