Birth Day

Using an Epidural for Back Pain

Getting an Epidural for Back Pain: The Basics

Let's face it, childbirth is quite painful and having an epidural for back pain can be effective in managing the pain. For many women, however, fear of having an epidural and concerns about the risks  Read Full Article...

Postpartum Belly Wraps, Bands & Tanks Work Wonders for You

Now that You've Given Birth Now that you've given birth to that precious little baby, you can't help wondering between feedings, fussing and fun fun fun diaper changes: will I ever get my pre-baby body  Read Full Article...

The Essential Baby Checklist

Taking Care of Baby Taking care of a baby can be tough, but luckily, there are hundreds of products on the market designed to make it just a little bit easier. From diapers to bottles  Read Full Article...

An Important Overview of the NICU

Understanding the NICU Most couples envision the day when their baby will come home from the hospital, so they may feel frightened and overwhelmed when they learn that their baby must stay in the NICU.  Read Full Article...

Is Having a Home Birth For You?

Home Birth Might be for You Have you ever thought about having a home birth?  Many women are now electing for birth experiences at home, instead of the hospital setting.  Before committing to a home  Read Full Article...

Labor Exercise

3 Labor Related Exercises to Help You During Childbirth

Predicting how Your Labor will Unfold is Impossible It’s impossible to predict how easy or difficult your labor will be. Every woman is different. You can, however, get your body ready for childbirth with labor-related  Read Full Article...

Does Stress in NICU Cause Reduction in Infant Brain Size?

Infant Brain Structure Affected by Stressors Exposure to stressors in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) was found to be associated with alterations in the brain structure and function of preterm infants in a recent  Read Full Article...

How to Discover the Way to Labor Free of Fear

Is Childbirth Inherently Frightening? Let’s face it; childbirth is an inherently frightening event, but with a little preparation, you can go into your labor free of fear. There are many things that women report being  Read Full Article...

The Ultimate Guide to Top Hospitals to Deliver In and Why

Understanding Why Certain Hospitals are Rated so Highly Every year various organizations publish their report on the top hospitals to deliver in and why. Most pregnant women would love the opportunity to deliver at one  Read Full Article...