What are the real signs of labor versus what you see on TV? If you’re expecting your first baby, you might be wondering... How will I know if I’m in labor? Will early labor and contractions be obvious? Will my water dramatically break as it does on television? Susan Melnikow, a Certified Nurse Midwife, explains how to determine if your labor is the real deal. Will my water … [Read more...] about What are the signs of labor?
What is hypnobirthing? How can it help prepare you for labor and delivery?
When you hear the word hypnobirthing, you might start to imagine yourself lying in a hospital bed with someone swinging a pocket watch in front of your face trying to get you to fall into a trance. While it might seem like a peaceful way to get through labor and delivery, hypnobirthing isn't exactly what it sounds like. Hypnobirthing and self-hypnosis Actually, the method is a … [Read more...] about What is hypnobirthing? How can it help prepare you for labor and delivery?