International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Sarah Siebold explores how breastfeeding is something we were born to learn.
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.
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.
One mom’s story of two very different cesarean births.
Knowledge is power when it comes to this “silent” pregnancy disorder. Find out which symptoms you should never ignore, the risks for mother and child as well as how preeclampsia is treated.
With clinical studies showing a reduced need for medical intervention when a doula is present and mamas like Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Amy Schumer singing their praises, we’re seeing a huge surge in the popularity of hiring a doula. From birth plan advocacy to providing emotional and physical support throughout labor and delivery, here’s why you may want one by your side.
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.
Did you know that after a C-section, you’ll experience many of the same post-partum symptoms as a mom who went through a vaginal birth such as bleeding and contractions? You’ll also be recovering from major surgery. In this article, we’re sharing 7 tips to help both your mind and body heal.
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.
Ready to pack your hospital bag? As parents who have been there, done that and wish we’d remembered to bring shampoo, we’ve compiled a list of non-negotiables you’re going to love having during your hospital stay.
Petite Plume, the brand best known for perfectly preppy and scrumptiously soft family-matching PJs, is reinventing the hospital gown and we are here for it. While you’ll love having it during your hospital stay, we guarantee you’ll keep wearing it long after you and Baby have gone home!