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Stages of Labor and Delivery

January 24, 2018

Every mother had to go through childbirth at least once in her life. They already know what to expect during this wonderful, yet sometimes also painful event. However, many women who are about to deliver their first offspring are not familiar with stages of labor and delivery. The labor is usually being divided into two […]

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Can a Breech Baby be Delivered without a Cesarean Section

January 24, 2018

Women have been having babies for millions of years. Over time medicine has increased the safety of childbirth so there are much fewer deaths, both of babies and of their mothers. Some of these babies born over the years have been breech babies and they have been delivered vaginally. So, can it still be done? […]

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Packing your Hospital Bag for Birth

January 24, 2018

When you are preparing your bag for your baby’s birth it can be a very exciting time as you plan for meeting your baby for the first time. There are, however, many things that you need to consider and remember to pack so it is important to make sure that you are organised and not […]

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Childbirth Advice for new Dads what to do when your Wifegirlfriend is in Labor

January 24, 2018

There are five basic principles of the role as a new father during childbirth: (1) Do not panic! (2) Be prepared, (3) Ask the mother-to-be any relevant questions if she is in active labor, (4) Talk to the doctor and any important staff on the job, and lastly (5) Be present for the birth of […]

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Stages of Labor and Delivery

January 24, 2018

As a new mother you may be anxious to experience the actual ordeal of labor and delivery. Chances are you may be exposed to lots of different stories from women who recount their birth experience as a tale of horror to those who say that it was a breeze. With such conflicting accounts it can […]

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Pregnancy Pain Relief Options available during Labor and Delivery

January 23, 2018

It’s about to be a birthday party! For months you’ve lovingly carried your precious little miracle inside of your womb, but your body is saying that it’s time to evict the tiny tenant, and it’s quite a painful eviction procedure indeed! Pain is a natural, normal part of the birthing process, but you don’t have […]

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How to Make a Nurse Aware of your needs in a Hospital Environment

January 23, 2018

The first impression of many expectant mothers is that hospitals are busy places. Whether waiting to give birth or recovering after a delivery it can seem impossible to get the attention needed. But with some care it is easy to make sure nurses are aware of your needs and you get the attention that you […]

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Labor and Delivery from Beginning to End

January 23, 2018

Labor begins with the first light contraction and ends when the baby is born. In all there are three stages of labor beginning with the first small pain or contraction. This continues until the cervix, the uterine opening, is completely dilated; the second stage is the delivery of the baby; the third stage is  the clamping […]

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Dad Hospital Bag

January 23, 2018

You’ve been asleep for about an hour, when your very pregnant wife finally gets you to wake up, and says, “It’s time.”  You’re still groggy at this point, but you know that your goal is to get your wife and unborn child to the hospital quickly and safely.  Hopefully, this doesn’t happen to you, but […]

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History of Home Births and Unassisted Births

January 23, 2018

American society has a tendency to lack self-confidence. It is believed they must go to the doctor for every little thing, instead of waiting things out or doing things the way they used to be done. Home remedies are considered to be old wives’ tales, simply because a doctor doesn’t believe them. Having access to medical […]

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