Results from a large study -- the ARRIVE Trial -- released this week and showed that people in the study who were induced at 39 weeks instead of waiting until labor begins on its own had a lower chance of having a c-section. Results of this study are significant because it has been long believed
For some things in life, it makes sense to go fast, like when you're in a race and the ultimate goal is how quickly you make it to the finish line.
The same theory is not best applied to having a baby. And yet, in hospitals across the United States, and increasingly in countries worldwide, there
For most of us in the US, the beginning of November marks the entry into a fun -- albeit sometimes stressful -- season. We have friend and family gatherings to look forward to, traditions to enjoy, and good food to overeat. If you're pregnant and due on or near Thanksgiving, however, the beginning o
The 3rd edition of the Lamaze book, Giving Birth with Confidence, has everything you need to help support and inform you throughout pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and postpartum (check out our full review here!). Since the book's re-release earlier this year, we've been sharing little snapshots of
April is Cesarean Awareness Month. On the blog, we talk throughout the year about healthy birth practices, which also include the best, research-based ways to avoid cesarean. This month, we'll be sharing new and existing resources on specific things you can do to increase your chance of avoiding a c