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Kegel Exercises and Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, the more you can do to stay fit and help your body get ready for labor and delivery, the easier that whole process will be. That’s not to say that labor and delivery will ever be easy or painless, but the better shape your body is in the less likely you are […]

Common Causes of Cesarean Births

Over the past four decades, we’ve seen a steady increase in the number of births via cesarean section. Around a quarter of women will have a cesarean birth in the United States. There is some controversy to this statistic, as the World Health Organization believes that the cesarean rate should, ideally, be around ten to […]

Birthing Options

So much of what goes on during pregnancy is about choices. You need to make the right choices nutritionally in order to make sure you and your baby get what you need. You need to make choices about how to manage side effects like morning sickness. You need to make choices about baby names, about […]

Herbs to Help in Labor

Herbal remedies have been around for thousands of years, and while some of them have fallen by the wayside because of ineffectiveness some have stayed. Herbs can enhance your life in many different ways, and their effect on the body is, for the most part, undeniable. During pregnancy, there are many possible uses for herbs, […]

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