Here’s how and why I consumed my placenta (in the form of capsules, like supplements) after the birth of my son. Most of the benefits of eating placenta have to do with bonding with the infant and shrinking the uterus back to normal size. But I was mostly interested in the direct benefits in the recovery after birth.
Do you know what to expect when giving birth? Here, you'll find the scary facts about labor and delivery, as well as honest experiences from moms who've been through labor & delivery with at least 1 child. This is the place to get honest answers to the many questions you're likely to have about giving birth.
We usually hear about the sweet & rosy things associated with pregnancy. Here are some of the lesser known facts about pregnancy & what happens to your body
Recent statistics about premature births, plus the reasons that babies are delivered prematurely.
Ways to tell when it’s time to call your doctor because the baby is definitely coming!
Are you experiencing some bleeding after giving birth? Here’s what you need to know when it comes to vaginal discharge, and how to handle all that bleeding.
Here’s real-world advice about what you should expect to wear in the hospital during labor and after giving birth to your baby. From designer hospital gowns to special underwear and pads, I give you a list of what NOT to wear for a simpler, pretty hospital stay.
What does it feel like to get an epidural during labor? Does it hurt to get an epidural? What does it feel like to deliver a baby with an epidural? Here’s what it was like for me.
I’ve had two epidurals, and I tell you exactly how it felt when I got them.
Here is Rob Cockerham’s take on the birth of his first child, including play-by-play details of all the days that his wife Stacy spent in the hospital — pre labor, during labor, and post-labor.