How would you feel if I told you that today, you would stub your toe over and over for a span of a few hours? (Panic? Fear? Dread?) On the other hand, what if I told you that, today, you would experience a period of discomfort -- perhaps even a long period -- that would start off slow and mild, offe
We all know what pain feels like, in varying degrees. But what does pain look like? What do we do with our bodies when we experience something painful? Some of the instinctive responses we use to respond to everyday pain (think stubbing your toe, papercuts, bumping into a piece of furniture, going t
Most birthing moms use some kind of noise -- or lots of noises -- as a way to cope with contractions during labor and birth. It may seem odd or even a little concerning that you could make loud noises in labor, in front of your partner and "strangers" like nursing staff and your care provider. But a
Last year, Lamaze created and released its first-ever online childbirth education courses. The courses allow you to learn at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home. They are broken into different topics and cover a range of issues that help families prepare for birth and breastfeeding. In
Healthy Tip: Tension Release
Spend some time each day practicing a relaxation technique that will help you naturally handle tension.