After hours or even weeks of non-productive pre-labor contractions, your body may begin to have rhythmic contractions that seem "different" to you. Are they the real thing? Read on for confirming sypmtoms and things to do while you're waiting.
The Big Day
My Baby Arrived Right on my due date Feb 8th 2013 @4:15pm
BC time weighed in at 8lbs 4 os 21.5 inches tall 37.5 cm head circ
I named him Seth James .
There isn't a "one-size fits all" organizational method that works for everyone. But we can help you get the whole "getting ready for baby" experience to be a pleasantly organized one. Find out how!
When a woman's in labor, it's not the time to crack jokes, create and implement hair-brained schemes or use witty sarcasm. Use these top ten tips during labor.
Breast surgery often requires some wardrobe alterations. A lot of women are not comfortable wearing the same things they once wore, including swimsuits. Summertime is often difficult because women with missing tissue feel awkward. Mastectomy swimwear is specifically designed for women who are post-mastectomy patients.
This is an informative and positive handbook, it combines practical tips with personal birth stories to help Mum and Dad to stay calm, enjoy the pregnancy and achieve a more natural birth. Drawing on her extensive experience as a professional Doula and mother of four, Kim empowers women to give birth to baby without fear and to have a memorable experience for all the right reasons!
by Kim Turton
Birth & Post Partum Doula
Breast Feeding Counselor
available on Amazon; Kindle; or www.whatdoesadoulado.com
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!
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!
So I will throw out the question to everyone in cyberspace: Am I being overly selfish when I say that I dont want ANYONE at the hospital before, during or after delivery except the baby's father?
Wonder what labor and delivery nurses think women can do to better prepare for childbirth? PAC/LAC asked perinatal nurses in Southern California. Here are the top three replies.