Postpartum Depression

Months of pregnancy bring with them many changes in a woman’s body and the expectations of holding and loving a new baby. The anxious arrival brings forth cries of joy, exhaustion, and often other feelings that you possibly did not expect. Many women experience feelings of agitation and resentment, mixed with tears and the desire … Read More

Breech Births


Most babies move into delivery position, with the head close to the birth canal, a few weeks prior to birth. Women who go into labor with their babies in the correct delivery position typically have an easier labor because the baby passes through the birth canal head first. This allows the baby to receive oxygen … Read More

Best Ways To Prepare For Your Baby’s Delivery


Every woman experiences some type of anxiety related to her pregnancy, much of which revolves around giving birth. When it comes to preparing for your baby’s delivery, the most important thing to know is that you can do this! Your body was created to carry and deliver a new life into the world. It is … Read More

Elective C-Section


An elective procedure is one that is scheduled in advance because it does not involve a medical emergency. Cesarean births (colloquially referred to as a C-section) are considered to be a major surgical procedure. During a C-section, the abdomen is cut open, the intestines are lifted out of the body, the uterus is cut open … Read More

Giving Birth During The Holidays


Many people try to avoid getting pregnant in February, March, and April simply to avoid giving birth during the holiday season. Others think it would be fun to have a Thanksgiving or Christmas baby. While still others, either did not try to plan their pregnancies around certain months, or they simply got pregnant when they … Read More

What to Expect After Delivery, Part 2

Pregnancy and child birth put your body through a great deal of stress. Below is the continuation of what you can expect after delivery: Constipation. Because your perineal area just went through a great deal of trauma, it is no surprise that most women are fearful of having their first bowel movement after child birth. … Read More

What to Expect After Delivery, Part 1

Whether you had an incredibly enjoyable pregnancy or a difficult one, giving birth is the culmination of months of hard work growing a baby. You finally have a precious new baby (or maybe babies!) to hold, to stare at, and to kiss to your heart’s content. While this makes the months of pregnancy worth it, … Read More

Adjusting to Life with a Newborn

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There is no moment more momentous than the moment you and your spouse are released from the hospital with your newborn baby. Your vehicle is all prepared with a properly installed 5-point harness car seat that is rear facing. Your diaper bag is all prepared just in case you have to make a pit stop … Read More

Can I Still Breastfeed After Breast Augmentation Surgery?

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Breast augmentation is a popular type of cosmetic surgery that can be used to change the size and shape of the breasts. Everyday, women with naturally small breasts elect to have them enlarged to make them more proportionate to the rest of their bodies, increase their confidence and enhance their overall appearance. If you are … Read More

Should We Find Out The Sex of Our Unborn Baby or Wait and Be Surprised?

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If you are an expectant parent and are wrestling with the decision of whether or not to find out the sex of your baby ahead of time, you are not alone.  Everyday couples just like you wrestle with the same decision.  That is because technology today is so advanced that it is now possible to … Read More