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
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:
With the "Big Game" coming up this Sunday, it seems like everyone has football on the brain. So of course I thought, there's no better time to talk about birth and football than right now! If you're a diehard football fan and expecting a baby soon, this post is for you. Maybe you're feeling a
Did you read last week about the woman in San Antonio, TX, who gave birth in a Chick-Fil-A bathroom on her way to the hospital? Mom, dad, and baby (who will get free food for life) are all doing great after their thrilling adventure, and of course, their story went viral.
After reading through the
As Thanksgiving approaches this week, we want to give our own kind of "thanks" to the many organizations that work with and support women, men, persons, parents, babies, and families through pregnancy and birth. Through work, advocacy, information, and resources, these organizations improve the heal