Monthly Archives: September 2014

What Your Doctor Wants To Tell You About Birth, But Can’t

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Too often, medical doctors are portrayed as the bad guys in the birthing world. In truth, there is a lot we don’t see and which they really can’t talk about. We are excited to share this guest post today from Jessicca Moore, a family nurse practitioner and filmmaker in Petaluma, CA. Jessica is currently raising… Read more »

Prodromal Labor- What Is It and What Can You Do About It?

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You are 38 weeks pregnant. It is 10pm at night and your labor starts. YAY! Contractions are 7 minutes apart, steady and lasting about 45 seconds. They don’t feel like Braxton-Hicks contractions, so this must be the real thing! Steady, real, feeling like labor. This goes on until 2am when suddenly, everything stops. No contractions…. Read more »

21 Things Women Are Really Thinking In Labor

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Labor. The BIG day. Birth. What is a partner to do?! How do you remember it all? How can you make it through with all well and a mama who still loves you? Here are some fabulous tips from moms who KNOW what a woman in labor needs from her partner. Compiled from our expert… Read more »

From Epidurals To Home Birth- Meet Instructor Hailie in Abilene, TX

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We are excited to share with you a series of articles highlighting our diverse group of birth instructors. These are the amazing women who are doing real work trying to make birth better for women and their families all over the world. Today we introduce Hailie Wolfe, a birth teacher in Abilene, TX, mother of… Read more »