One of the most common questions I hear from my Confident Birthing students is: I’m planning on a natural birth. But, what I want to know is, how do I know if I’ve reached my limit? How do I know if I need pain medication, an epidural, or if I can push through without? My […]
The definition of labor is “work”. If we are to work; we need energy. Energy comes from food. If you don’t eat you won’t have energy. Without energy the work of giving birth becomes more difficult and more painful. Let’s break it down:Infographic courtesy of Lamaze International.