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July 23, 2014 by Cara Terreri Leave a Comment
It has been a long-held policy in hospitals to forbid women in labor from eating and drinking. The fear is that if there is food in a woman's stomach, and if she goes in for emergency surgery under general anesthesia (most cesareans are performed with epidural anesthesia), that she could possibly vo... Read More

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July 21, 2014 by Cara Terreri
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The first trimester of pregnancy can be rough. From the moment you find out you're pregnant (whether it's at 4 weeks or 10 weeks), you'll likely run through a rollercoaster of emotions and thoughts. Even a pregnancy that is planned and anticipated has a way of rocking your world! So for all you mama... Read More
July 16, 2014 by Cara Terreri
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By Mindy Cockeram, LCCE

When couples in my childbirth classes are learning techniques for coping in labor that involve their labor partner massaging mom's hips or sacrum, I always talk about the great position the partner is in for spotting the red, purple or dark line (depending on skin color) tha... Read More

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