In your search for natural pregnancy tips, you may have come across certain ways that women might be able to trigger labor. After all, who wouldn't like to speed up the process in the ninth month of pregnancy, when you're likely sick of being pregnant and can't wait to get that baby out of you? Things like having sex, getting acupuncture and going for a long walk are some ways … [Read more...] about Can eating spicy food trigger labor? Here’s the scoop.
Real birth stories: Dream labor
No morning sickness. No cravings. For me, being pregnant had felt a lot like not being pregnant, so I was eager to discover how my perceptions of labor would compare to the real thing. On the night before my due date, I climbed into bed and felt a kick, then a trickle. “My water just broke,” I announced to my husband. Except for being damp, I didn’t feel any different. … [Read more...] about Real birth stories: Dream labor
Doctor versus midwife: Which is right for your pregnancy?
We talk a lot about the importance of choosing the right health care provider - one who will support you and the birth you envision. After all, deciding who will help you bring your baby into the world is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make. The first step to finding your delivery team is deciding which camp you'll choose: Doctor or midwife? Here's what you … [Read more...] about Doctor versus midwife: Which is right for your pregnancy?