labor

5 Reasons Why THIS Is One Of The Worst Labor Positions

**This post may contain affiliate links. I am NOT a licensed medical professional. Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional. For my full disclosure policy click here. The lithotomy position is one of the worst (if not the worst) labor positions. Although no evidence suggests that it is safe or even beneficial to the laboring woman,…

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Should you choose an OB or a midwife for your natural birth?

**I am not a licensed medical professional. Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional.  For my full disclosure policy click here When I found out I was pregnant with my daughter, I went and did what most women do- I sought out an OB for my prenatal care. At that point I had heard about…

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8 practical tips for a natural birth in a hospital

**This post may contain affiliate links. I am NOT a licensed medical professional. Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional. For my full disclosure policy click here. Are you planning on having a natural birth in a hospital? Planning for one is great but actually going through with it can be challenging! From the moment I…

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5 important reasons why you should have a birth plan

**This post may contain affiliate links. Oh, and I’m not a medically trained professional. Just a mommy with mommy experience. Check out my full disclosure policy here. Let me just start off this post by saying: If an obstetrician (OB) will be delivering your baby, you should create a birth plan. Here’s why. OBs follow a…

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Pregnant? Here are 3 major reasons why you should start eating dates now

**This post may contain affiliate links. Check out my disclosure policy here. At some point, every expecting mom hears about how eating dates during pregnancy is the thing to do. But do you really know why? In this post we explore why they’re good for you and baby, and why you should start (if you haven’t…

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5 Tips To Avoid tearing during childbirth

**This post may contain affiliate links. I am NOT a licensed medical professional. Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional. For my full disclosure policy click here. Although I’ve given birth vaginally twice without any perineal trauma, the thought of tearing during childbirth still makes me squirm in my seat. This type of birth injury…

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