Choosing a hospital or birthing center for your baby’s birth is an important task. Choosing a place to give birth goes hand in hand with choosing the right health care provider for your birth experience, as well. You want to make sure that the facility you choose not only has the resources that you
Most moms, especially first-time moms, are a least a little bit intimidated by the prospect of labor. Specifically, they’re concerned about the pain. This is reasonable; childbirth can indeed be excruciatingly painful. Yet, pain medication isn’t always the best choice. Sure, the majority of women in the United States choose pain medication for labor,
First of all, you have to remember that, at the end of the day, a due date really is just an educated guess. Your baby is going to come whenever he or she is ready to come, and not any sooner or any later. In fact, most women do not actually have their baby on
Every couple hopes and prays that their childbirth experience will be normal, happy and relatively uneventful. Complications during childbirth can present real dangers for both the mother and the baby. Whether you have a high risk pregnancy or not, it can be worth understanding some of the possible complications that can come during childbirth.