From setting up your support team to making sure you’re armed with an arsenal of pain-coping strategies, Labor & Delivery Nurse and Founder of the Mommy Labor Nurse Podcast, Liesel Teen, is here to share her top five birth tips.
Labor & Birth
Birth should be an empowering experience. Here you’ll find information on how to prepare for labor, birth care options, vaginal vs. c-section births, what to pack in your hospital bag and more.
In honor of Prematurity Awareness Month this November, we look at the risk factors and effects of premature birth, and speak to a mom who has been through it twice.
Planned or unplanned – pregnancy can be both a wild and wonderful ride. While every mother is going to approach the transformative experience differently, there are quite a few helpful things you can do to prepare mentally and physically.
From learning breathing techniques to understanding the stages of labor to discovering what pain relief options you have, doing research before those contractions kick in can allow you to feel more confident, comfortable and in control. In this article, we look at the different types of prenatal classes available and share our favorite online educational platforms.
Pregnant or trying to conceive during the COVID19 pandemic? You aren’t alone. Here’s some ideas to help you take care of your growing family and soothe your worried mind.
Having a baby in the NICU can feel stressful and isolating. Especially during a global pandemic. To help give you hope and remind you that you are not alone, seven incredible mothers have shared their words & wisdom.
One mom’s story of two very different cesarean births.
Ergonomically designed with a 360 degree swivel, adjustable height and drop-down mesh walls, tending to a baby just got a whole lot easier on a mother’s post-birth body thanks to the HALO Bassinest® Swivel Sleeper.
When birth plans turn upside down, feelings of disappointment can emerge. For many women, these emotions linger and impact their experience of early motherhood.
Most mamas-to-be stress over the decision to have a natural, vaginal childbirth, yet all birth is natural. What we should be focusing on is not the details in how our babies come to us, but how we can best be supported before, during, and after childbirth.