Concerns about labor run the gamut from "will my water break in my favorite restaurant" to fears about the intensity of the pain. Read on, and try to stop worrying. As the author points out, generations of women have walked this road before and come through with flying colors.
In addition to all its other benefits, regular exercise
actually helps to prepare the body for the rigors of labor!
Studies have shown that physically fit moms-to-be experience
faster labors and require fewer inductions, forceps deliveries
and cesarean deliveries than their coach potato
Freedom of movement can help women cope with discomforts of labor but is it safe?
If your baby is in a breech presentation at 32 weeks, will
he or she stay that way? What can be done, and will a cesarean be
performed? Obstetrical Nurse Wanda Steele offers some
Women may unknowingly take drugs that pose risks to fetuses.
Everyone's heard the adage, "You are what you eat." Well,
during pregnancy, your baby is what you eat, too! If you're
trying to get pregnant, you want your body to be as healthy as
possible so you can start off your pregnancy on the right foot.
Get some nutritious tips here!
Physicians found that signs,
symptoms and identifiable risk factors are absent in more than
half of the mothers of infants with congenital toxoplasmosis in
a national study of children with this disease....
From vitamins to family history, here are the things you need to do before you decide to concieve.
When to worry, when to relax.