August 17, 2021

Labor, Birth, and Early Newborn Photography

The desire to document labor and birth through photos varies for every woman and family. Whomever is elected to be the photographer should always respect the […]
August 17, 2021

How will I know that I am in labor?

As you approach the last few weeks of your pregnancy your body is preparing for the birth of your baby. Although you may have felt minor […]
August 17, 2021

Medications Used in Labor for Pain Management

This brief discussion on medications that are commonly used for laboring women to manage discomfort in labor is meant to provide you with general information that […]
August 17, 2021

The Progression of Labor

Labor usually does not happen like it does in the movies or on an episode of “Friends” when someone is out at a party or shopping, […]
August 17, 2021

Comfort Measures in Labor

Labor may be the hardest work that your body ever does in any one period of time. The force of labor comes from the strength of […]
August 17, 2021

Movement in Labor

There is scientific evidence that movement into natural positions while in labor can decrease perception of pain, shorten labor, and help the baby move down into […]
August 17, 2021

Birth Plans

Childbirth is an intensely emotional and physical experience that will remain with you for life. Making choices about your birth experience will require knowledge about what […]
August 17, 2021

Essential Oils in Labor

There is a growing number of women who use essential oils (EOs) during pregnancy and labor. If you are interested in learning more about them, there […]
August 17, 2021

Doulas and Labor Support

There is scientific evidence that continuous labor support improves your birth experience and can be done by almost anyone who will take the time to learn […]