I want to give you fair warning – I'm about to feed into the Mommy Wars. I'm about to dive into one of the biggest "mommy battles" of all time: home birth versus hospital birth. I couldn't help myself after reading an outrageous mom blog that bashed home birth and compared it to driving without a seatbelt.Read Full Story
You want your baby's grand entrance into the world to be smooth and stress free, but is opting to cut the cord doing more harm than good? The practice of leaving the cord and placenta attached after birth is gaining popularity with parents looking for a gentler approach to childbirth, but extended-delayed cord severance may not be the best choice for those with a delicate constitution. So before you decide whether or not umbilical nonseverance is for you, find out: What is a lotus birth?Read Full Story
There are many ways to control pain associated with labor and birth, and Hypnobirthing is one of them. We spoke to Carol Yeh-Garner, a nationally Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist in San Diego, to get the information that parents need to determine if hypnotherapy for labor and birth could be the right option for them.Read Full Story
You’ve made it through nine months of morning sickness, strange cravings, headaches, backaches, incessant potty breaks and other less-than-spectacular pregnancy symptoms. But you know that you still haven’t faced the real battle yet.Read Full Story
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