We're so excited to announce that in the next couple of weeks, Lamaze International will launch a new look for Giving Birth with Confidence ! You'll still receive the same great resources and articles, but now you'll see it in an updated, fresh new look, in addition to these helpful new features:
As a follow up to Wednesday's post on the benefits of staying mobile during labor, we've rounded up a few of the best links for tips and information on active labor. Enjoy, and please feel free to add your favorite resource in the comments!
Despite what we see on TV, with images of women laboring and giving birth lying in bed, birth is an active event! And in fact, purposely moving in labor can help shorten the time it takes to give birth as well as reduce your likelihood of having a cesarean. Learn more about moving and grooving.
If you’re pregnant (or planning to be) for the second time, you may be approaching your birth with a sense of excitement and nerves. Your previous birth experience(s) influence the way you feel about future births.