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 […]
Epidurals may be popular choices for pain relief during labor, however they can come with some big risks (as do all medical interventions). You have choices as far as how you manage the pain or discomforts of labor. The epidural is one out of many options. *cue music* The More You Know!
What if you could shorten your labor by up to an hour or more and reduce your risk for c-section by 30% by doing one thing during labor? What if I told you this one thing was free, easy and helped you manage your pain and discomfort as well? What if I told you this […]
Your name: Brigid Partner’s name: James Baby’s birthdate: May 10, 2013 1. What is the best part of being a mom? Knowing that Matthew and I were made for each other. I feel such a strong connection with him that grows every day. I love watching him grow […]
You all have been asking for it, so here it is – Deena’s ever fabulous birth plan template! This is a bit longer than I usually suggest. Your birth plan should be one page, chronological, bullet points. It should cover the most important points to you. These are *my* important points. So, if you are […]