Love the idea of having a natural birth in the comfort of your own home? Here are some factors to consider before taking the leap…
Pregnancy is meant to be a magical time, but it can come with its share of hiccups. Read about a range of pregnancy complications and how to navigate them.
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.
If you’re a fan of Kate Middleton or Amy Schumer, then you’ve probably heard the term, hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). In a nutshell, it’s the most severe form of pregnancy sickness. Here to help us understand the condition and why pregnant women with HG are suffering more than they should is Caitlin Kay-Smith, founder of Hyperemesis Gravidarum Australia and mama of one.
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.
Morning sickness occurs in 50% – 70% of all pregnancies, usually between weeks six through sixteen. Sometimes nausea and/or vomiting can return at the end of pregnancy, or it can last the entire time, it’s different for every woman. In this article we share why it happens and how to minimize it.
What is an ectopic pregnancy and how do you know if you have one? We look at the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this pregnancy condition…
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.
According to the March of Dimes, for every 100 pregnant women in a room, between 10 and 15 of them will experience a miscarriage. In this article, Author, Writer & Mother of Two, Summer Land, looks at how Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Chrissy Teigen are working to raise awareness surrounding miscarriage, therefore giving parents permission to grieve and heal openly and with society’s support.
In recognition of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, psychologist Dr. Hannah Cassedy offers guidance for grieving families.