IV stands for "intravenous," and though many of use it as a noun ("Did you have an IV?"), it's technically an adjective and often paired with a noun like fluid, drip, medication, or injection. I promise this post is not about grammar, but it's important to understand the language and usage of
It's not easy being pregnant, in your third trimester, near your due date... and approaching a major holiday like Thanksgiving. Of course, there's the typical discomfort most everyone experiences in late pregnancy. Then on top of that, you have your holiday plans to consider. What if you have your
Picture this: you're in active labor (after six centimeters dilation) and working hard, but managing fine. Your water has not yet broken. You've been in labor for fairly long time
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
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