Now! Yes, you should start preparing for labor the moment you ask yourself that question. So why the urgency? Well, you have a lot to prepare for,…… Read more “When should you start preparing for childbirth?”
Despite the stigma hospitals have made for themselves, please note that it is possible to have a natural hospital birth. The question is, are you prepared for a natural hospital birth?
“So, what is a Maternity Coach?” I get asked this question often. For a simple answer, I usually just break the words down to give a clear, to…… Read more “What is a Maternity Coach?”
Many women find themselves disconnected during pregnancy. This disconnect has been thought to contribute to a great number of pregnant mothers left undiagnosed and untreated for what may be termed Prenatal Depression.
“Take the time to ensure you’ll carry a beautiful memory.” Step 1 Research your options Ask around. Question random mothers and ask WHERE they delivered, WHO was…… Read more “First 5 steps on your Birth Planning Checklist:”
Over the years, I’ve seen doulas with mothers while laboring in the hospital. As a RN, although I was always grateful for their presence, I also always felt gypped. I wanted to be at the bedside. That is what I thought my job was going to be as a labor nurse. Unfortunately, I found, this was not always the case.