If you found this post, chances are you're not exactly feeling that "pregnancy glow." And here's the thing: it's ok. If you hate being pregnant, you're not alone and you're not doing anything wrong. Some people -- more people than you might think, in fact -- just don't like being pregnant. The
Low tech, low intervention, natural, physiologic -- these are all words that describe birth when it's closest to it's original form, free from (or as little as possible) medical intervention. Of course, birth can't (and shouldn't) always be this way -- and we're all very thankful for the medical
What's in a name? For expectant parents, there's often a lot of joy -- and a lot of stress. If you're making the decision to name your baby together with your partner, you'll likely encounter some strong opinions for and against certain names. Ultimately you have to come to a resolution that works f
Hint: there's nothing royal about this kind of crowning, but you certainly could call it a regal event!
"Crowning" refers to the time during birth when your baby's head begins to appear at the opening of your vagina and does not retract (go back in) after pushing with a contraction. Cue the song:
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is a condition, with no cure but many treatments, that causes the same kinds of cells (tissue) that line the uterus to also grow outside of the uterus on nearby organs, usually within the pelvis. Because these cells grow and shrink corresponding