▪️“The most detailed evidence we have on typical care for big babies comes from the U.S. Listening to Mothers Survey. Although only one in ten babies is born large, researchers found that two out of three American women had an ultrasound at the end of pregnancy to determine the baby’s size, and one out of… Continue reading Should you let your big baby be born on their own time table?
Here are some excerpts from a wonderful peer reviewed published article on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4235060/ I recommend reading the whole thing when you have time :). IMPLICATIONS Everyone has a role in keeping mothers and babies together after birth. Women who have their baby in a birth center or hospital can choose a maternity setting that is… Continue reading The Golden Hour
A Doula, different than a midwife, is a trained professional who offers emotional, physical, and informational support during pregnancy and labor. Without the Doula… A mother may go in with a strong desire to follow her natural birth plan during herpregnancy, and have as little unnecessary intervention as possible. Yet without… Continue reading What is a Doula, and why hire one?
It is that time of year again. You turn on the radio, you flip through a magazine, everywhere you look there are advertisements for this year’s flu shot. It is important that whenever you decide to receive any sort of medication, whether it be a vaccine or a pill or anything else, that you do your research to ensure that… Continue reading 10 Alternatives to the Flu shot