How to Prevent Tearing During Childbirth - Healthy Pregnancy
Giving birth is an exciting experience. Yet, fears about tearing during childbirth are natural and some women are more at risk for serious vaginal tearing. Learn what steps you can take to prevent vaginal tearing during childbirth. #Childbirth #Pregnancy #Labor
This image does a good job of showing and explaining some of the stages of labor, namly dilation. When doctors talk about this stage they not only use the word dilation but also effacement. In order to be ready to deliver a woman must be fully dilated and completely effaced. Effacement just means that the walls of the cervix are completely thinned out.
Dads and Doulas- How They Work Together - Birth Boot Camp® Amazing Childbirth Education Classes
As a childbirth educator, I began my journey of educating couples with a desire to prepare all the dads or partners in my classes to be the doula for mom. My
Five ACOG Recommendations for Limiting Intervention during Birth
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recently updated their recommendations to limit intervention during birth. Since these recommendations were released, natural birth advocates have been talking about the impact these changes will have on women’s experiences in birth. We’re thrilled with the expected changes and wanted to share our five favorite recommendations.