The most common type of anesthetic used during labor is epidural anesthesia. Because an epidural numbs the area between your breasts and knees, you may be wondering how you will be able to push your kid out during labor. Some research has looked into whether getting an epidural affects how you deliver your baby. Baby […]
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A great collection of articles for pregnant women looking to have an enjoyable pregnancy and an empowering birth experience.
Breastfeeding And Positions
Breastfeeding can be done in a variety of postures. When you have your first child and are new to nursing, you might want to attempt some of the usual breastfeeding positions you’ve heard about or seen. Then, as your confidence grows, you can try out different positions. You’ll quickly discover which ones are the most […]
Why Is Prenatal Yoga Necessary During Pregnancy?
Pregnancy isn’t an easy phase for women as the body changes restrict many movements. Apart from that, several other physical and emotional changes make it worse. As a result, most women feel inactive and helpless. But what if we tell you that there is a single solution for all these problems? Tempting, isn’t it? Prenatal […]
What Should You Know About Water Births?
One of the most popular topics among expectant mothers is water birth. They have heard of its benefits, including less stressful labour. A mother could give birth in either a water-filled deep bath or birthing pool, which can take place in your home, hospital, birthing centre and even in a river or the sea. While […]
Planned Home Birth: Know the pros and cons
Over the years, home births are on the rise in the UK. Therefore, alluding to the rising popularity of giving birth at home. Empowering yourself with positive affirmations will help you prepare for a home birth. Yet, some reasons can influence you to either choose or discard it. This article will take you through the […]
What can Yoga do for Birth?
Yoga practice doesn’t guarantee you the birth you want, But… […]
Why Home Birth Matters
Natalie Meddings has packed a big punch in the conversation of birthing preferences. I would recommend this book for the little simple tips alone if you are considering birthing your baby at home. […]
The Birth of Homo
Michel Odent in this book has shown his mastery on the topic of human birth by breaking the very rules he was so influential in facilitating. This is a brave, broad and paradigm shifting book. […]
Why Induction Matters
It’s not just the information in the book that is valuable, but the personal stories are interjected at the right places in the book to give the book a lift from the otherwise dry medical evidence. […]
Why Oxytocin Matters
If you are pregnant or a new mother (and you have time to read!), this book will give you a great overview of oxytocin and may even help you structure your decisions around birth and mothering accordingly. […]