Delayed Cord Clamping: our local EMS protocols recommend waiting minutes AND keeping the baby at vaginal height to prevent too much blood rushing in/out until you clamp the cord (hold off putting baby into mom for just a moment!
Is your goal to arrive at the hospital while in transition, or right before? Here's how to labor at home as long as possible before heading to the hospital. This is what I would like to do if my husband doesn't force me to the hospital.
Wondering how to cope through transition without an epidural? Here's what you can expect during the transition phase of labor and how to cope like a boss. ** You can get more details by clicking on the image.
Don't choose a midwife or OB without asking them these 47 questions first! These questions are especially important if you want a natural birth, whether you plan to have an obstetrician or midwife in hospital, at a birth center, or a homebirth midwife, th
25 Ways To Prepare For Labor (Physically and Mentally) – Part 1
A great list for pregnant mamas! Breathing exercises, pain management, prenatal yoga, perineal "massage", I’ve rounded up what ended up being the 25 most useful resources in both of my birthing experiences to help me prepare for labor in view of natural c