A look at some of the methods of inducing labor naturally. We dispel some of the old wives tales from those methods that are truly the most effective. See how to stimulate the production of certain hormones in your body in order to encourage labor yourself. These are the best natural ways to induce labor on your own.
The more you understand about the birthing process and the steps that you go through in labor, the more you will know ahead of time what to expect and you won’t fear it so much. Here’s what you need to know about the stages of labor.
It is technically safe to deliver a baby up to 2 weeks past your due date, but you may be interested in speeding things along a bit. There are LOTS of natural ways to induce labor at home yourself! Here are ways of inducing labor that you can try at home – including things you can DO to increase labor and things you can EAT to induce labor.
Most of us have heard about the thousands of cell phone apps available these days, but do you know about all of the baby cell phone apps that exist for new moms and dads? Here are all the best iPhone apps for parents — to make both your pregnancy and life with your new baby a little easier… and fun!
This video shows the 5 techniques that doctors can use when inducing labor.
Ways to tell when it’s time to call your doctor because the baby is definitely coming!
Following are some of the most important, fact-based things that you should NOT do when pregnant, as well as some of the questionable things that you CAN, in fact, do while pregnant. Plus foods you should and should not eat during pregnancy.
After some contractions and cramping at 19 weeks, my ultrasound showed placenta previa, a serious pregnancy complication in which the placenta covers the cervix. Here are some online resources that explain what placenta previa means to expectant moms and placenta previa questions to ask your doctor.
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.