Category Archives: Labor and Delivery

Should You Deliver Your Baby at Home or In the Hospital?

Home delivery is a subject that’s often highly emotional. Both women and men of all different backgrounds tend to harbor strong ideas about hospital birth versus home birth. There are also disagreements among delivery doctors when it comes to suggesting … finish reading Should You Deliver Your Baby at Home or In the Hospital?

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New Study Raises Uncertainty About Drug’s Safety During Labor

The labor inducing drug Pitocin, often given to women to help induce labor, has undergone new preliminary research. This new investigation has brought up issues regarding its safety during childbirth. About Pitocin The study determined that using Pitocin to either … finish reading New Study Raises Uncertainty About Drug’s Safety During Labor

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Top 10 Items to Bring With You to the Delivery Room

  Congratulations! You’re about to have a baby. So do you know what to take to the hospital or birthing center? Here are 10 items to make your stay as relatively pleasant as it can be: Necessities The first thing … finish reading Top 10 Items to Bring With You to the Delivery Room

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Birth Rape

photo credit: SantaRosa OLD SKOOL One of the growing concerns among women who would prefer to deliver their baby naturally is the increasing pressure from certain doctors and hospitals to have a C-section. For example, for a long time it … finish reading Birth Rape

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Early Term Babies at Risk

photo credit: zosogis Traditionally, full term for pregnancy has been defined as 37 weeks or later. Until very recently, it was assumed that a baby born any time after 37 weeks wouldn’t face the same risks that preemies face. To … finish reading Early Term Babies at Risk

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