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Premature Babies

January 26, 2018

Having a premature baby is one of the hardest things a parent can go through, and certainly not the way you want to start off parenting. I was one of the fortunate moms, who having given birth only 5 weeks early, had a healthy baby girl. What people – parents especially, need to realize, is […]

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What to Expect after a c Section

January 26, 2018

Oh the lovely c-section. I, of course, am being very sarcastic when I say that. I had an emergency c-section with my first child and it was horrid! After they had stitched me up I remember going in and out of consciousness as they wheeled me to my room and I was so cold. I […]

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Homebirth vs Hospital Things to consider

January 26, 2018

I have four children. Two were born at home and two in a hospital. By relating to you my experiences and the advice I received I hope it will help prospective parents decide which is best for them and their child. My eldest child – a daughter was born in a hospital. It was comforting […]

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Causes of Premature Labor

January 26, 2018

Most women are fortunate enough to experience the joys of a healthy and full-term pregnancy. Other women, however, have a lot of problems during their pregnancy, or have a different lifestyle that may affect their pregnancy, and may cause them to go into premature labor. Premature labor is when a woman goes into labor and […]

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How to Avoid Unnecessary Operation during Childbirth

January 26, 2018

The first step to a good birthing experience starts at the beginning of expecting. Ideally, this should be when you’re just planning on becoming pregnant, but as soon as you know you’re pregnant will be just as well.Taking care of yourself, though many take it for granted, will do a lot for your baby. When […]

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Premature Babies

January 26, 2018

I wanted to have a child of my own, a girl to be exact. The day I discoverd I was pregnant I was talking on the phone with my best friend’s sister. We worked together at a print shop and she had been dating a guy for a few months there and thought she might be […]

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Born with the Caul Born with a Caul

January 26, 2018

The phrase ‘born with the caul’ refers to a baby born with a part of the filmy-looking membrane of the amniotic sac covering the head or face. The amniotic sac is a fluid-filled sac in which a fetus grows and develops inside of the mother’s body. It is composed of thin but strong membrane that expands […]

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Why having a Birth Plan is Essential to a Successful Labor Experience

January 26, 2018

For a mother who intends to have a natural childbirth, a birth plan can be a crucial tool to aid in ensuring that the mother’s wishes are obeyed and that her beliefs in regard to the birth are respected. What is crucial to remember is that at no point may anyone do anything to you […]

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Why having a Birth Plan is Essential to a Successful Labor Experience

January 25, 2018

Writing the Best Birth Plan for You Recently, many women and their care providers have embraced the concept of a birth plan, a document that outlines an overview of each mother’s desires and important beliefs regarding her upcoming delivery. With her care provider’s help, each mother-to-be has the means to create a simple but effective […]

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Why Choose Natural Childbirth

January 25, 2018

From the moment you see the positive reading on your home pregnancy test, you become a mother. And as such, you automatically want what’s best for your child. Natural childbirth is just that. It seems that on a large scale, doctors have convinced women that they don’t know how to give birth. News flash: we […]

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