Pregnancy & Prenatal

3 Reasons to Induce Labor & What to Expect

Posted: 
October 2019

For an expectant mother, inducing labor is a little like giving the body a gentle nudge in the right direction. It involves administering medicine or using other methods to start contractions in the uterus that will help get labor underway. In this post, we’ll cover some of the reasons to induce labor and what to expect if your women’s health provider recommends it for you.

How to Reconnect with Your Partner After a Baby

Posted: 
September 2019

Adding a new tiny human into the mix is an exciting time in a couple’s life, but it can also pose challenges. Try some of these tips to reconnect with your partner after a baby.

7 Non-Medicated Pregnancy Pain Management Techniques

Posted: 
September 2019

Listening to music is one of the non-medicated pregnancy pain management techniques in this post.Each expectant mom has a different vision for her birth plan—use whatever formula is right for you!

Epidural Benefits and Risks [Infographic]

Posted: 
August 2019

Having a birth plan can help prepare you and your women’s health care team for the day you welcome your child into the world. One factor you’ll likely consider is an epidural, a type of regional anesthesia commonly used to relieve pain during labor and delivery. Let’s look at some epidural benefits and risks to help you make a well-informed decision.

5 Tips for Choosing a Pregnancy Practitioner

Posted: 
July 2019

Choosing a women’s health provider to care for you during pregnancy is a personal decision that depends on many factors. These tips for choosing a pregnancy practitioner can point you in the right direction.

What is Preeclampsia?

Posted: 
May 2019

In honor of Preeclampsia Awareness Month, let’s learn more about preeclampsia and things that expectant mothers and her caregivers should know.

How to Ask for Help During Postpartum

Posted: 
January 2019

Even if you’re not feeling depressed, one of the best things you can do to ease through postpartum period is to ask your friends, loved ones, and professionals for help, even if it’s hard or you don’t feel like it.

6 Physical and Emotional Changes During the Postpartum Period

Posted: 
December 2018

During postpartum, your mind and body will undergo some significant changes as your organs and other internal systems return to their nonpregnant state. With some support and preparation, you can navigate these changes.

What Happens During a C-Section Delivery?

Posted: 
October 2018

A C-section is one type of assisted delivery that you may be planning for medical reasons. It can also become an unplanned emergency procedure that can help ensure mom and baby’s safety should complications arise during labor.

5 Benefits of Having a Labor Coach

Posted: 
September 2018

Women have depended on help from others during labor and delivery for centuries. Wise, mature, and experienced midwives took center stage as labor coaches around the country.

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