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?
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?