Childbirth Options Blogs

  • Is A Home Birth For You?

    Having a baby is an exciting time. There is so much to do and you have the joy of starting or adding to your family and it can all be a little overwhelming.

  • Study Concludes Non-Drug Pain Relief for Labor Less Effective

    A new study published in the Cochrane Library, has concluded that there is strong evidence that drug-based pain relieving methods are more effective at relieving labor pain than non-drug approaches.

  • Home Birth Advocate's Own Home Birth Ends Tragically

    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.

  • Multiple births: Many for the Price of One

    There's an alarming increase in women having multiple babies at one time. What's causing this statistic to rise and what does it mean?

  • Home Birth

    I have noticed a lot of the articles and pregnancy books in general, little is said about the option of home birthing. Most articles/books talk about hospital procedure, what to expect etc. Being a first time mom, I thouroughly researched my birthing options.

  • Are you interested in prenatal yoga?

    Are you interested in learning more about prenatal yoga and its benefits?
    If so, global yoga specialist, Jiivana has just launched its renowned prenatal yoga DVD, Bliss From Within, in the UK today. The DVD has been endorsed by The National Association of Childbirth Educators and is seen to be the most comprehensive prenatal Yoga DVD on the market.

    For a clip from the DVD please visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yreizEBmwHs
    or to order a copy and get £3 off visit www.jiivana.co.uk and type in the promotional code: JiivanaUK1000.

  • BUEATIFUL WONDERFUL

    HI,
    WELL I WISH I DID JOIN THIS AS A MOM, BUT THINGS ARE DIFFERENT FOR ME NOW. I REALLY DO GET PREGNANT, EVERYTIME WE TRY BUT I DONT USUALLY STAY SO FOR LONG. I DO HAVE A CONVICTION IN MY HEART THAT I WILL STAY PREGNANT THIS TIME FOR THE DURATION AND HAVE MY BUEATIFUL BABY. MY HUSBAND CANT WAIT TO CARRY HIS CHILD AND I AM BESIDE MYSELF AS WELL. WE TRUST GOD FOR A STAY POWER. I JUST NEED ADVICE FROM MOMS AND MOMS TO BE ON HOW I SHOULD GO ABOUT STAYING PREGNANT. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ANSWER MY QUESTION ON HOW TO STAY PREGNANT AND WHAT I OUGHT TO DO TO KEEP FIT.

  • Home Birth Advocate's Own Home Birth Ends Tragically

    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.

  • Home Birth

    I have noticed a lot of the articles and pregnancy books in general, little is said about the option of home birthing. Most articles/books talk about hospital procedure, what to expect etc. Being a first time mom, I thouroughly researched my birthing options.

  • Multiple births: Many for the Price of One

    There's an alarming increase in women having multiple babies at one time. What's causing this statistic to rise and what does it mean?

  • Study Concludes Non-Drug Pain Relief for Labor Less Effective

    A new study published in the Cochrane Library, has concluded that there is strong evidence that drug-based pain relieving methods are more effective at relieving labor pain than non-drug approaches.

  • research into place of birth statistics

    Although I am not pregnant, and not even trying to get pregnant, I have been looking in to where I want my next birth to occur. My first was born in a hospital with a certified nurse-midwife, and lately I've been really interested in having the next one at home.

    Somehow, whilst browsing the internet for information, I keep ending up coming across the "Dr. Amy's Homebirth Debate" blog. I know from my research that statistics can be manipulated, and I think both sides of the natural vs. medical birth war may be guilty of doing it.

  • Is A Home Birth For You?

    Having a baby is an exciting time. There is so much to do and you have the joy of starting or adding to your family and it can all be a little overwhelming.

  • Sandy's Surprise -- So Many Birthing Options

    We did a little more digging around, and unearthed this birthing center that is covered by our insurance, because it operates under an OB but employs certified nurse midwives. It sounds really, really nice...

  • BUEATIFUL WONDERFUL

    HI,
    WELL I WISH I DID JOIN THIS AS A MOM, BUT THINGS ARE DIFFERENT FOR ME NOW. I REALLY DO GET PREGNANT, EVERYTIME WE TRY BUT I DONT USUALLY STAY SO FOR LONG. I DO HAVE A CONVICTION IN MY HEART THAT I WILL STAY PREGNANT THIS TIME FOR THE DURATION AND HAVE MY BUEATIFUL BABY. MY HUSBAND CANT WAIT TO CARRY HIS CHILD AND I AM BESIDE MYSELF AS WELL. WE TRUST GOD FOR A STAY POWER. I JUST NEED ADVICE FROM MOMS AND MOMS TO BE ON HOW I SHOULD GO ABOUT STAYING PREGNANT. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ANSWER MY QUESTION ON HOW TO STAY PREGNANT AND WHAT I OUGHT TO DO TO KEEP FIT.