Birth Day

How to Prepare for Labor

How to Prepare for Labor

The thought of labor and childbirth can cause anxiety in expectant women. Much of this worry can be set aside through careful planning and preparation during the pregnancy. Some tips on how to prepare for  Read Full Article...

What is The Cost of Delivering a Baby

The Cost of Delivering a Baby

One of the larger concerns of expectant parents is the cost of delivering a baby. Among the many considerations is the doctor, the anesthesiologist, the recovery room, nurses and lab fees. Insured patients can have  Read Full Article...

Natural Childbirth Vs Epidural

Medication-Free, Natural Childbirth

Pain management is just as important as what you'll name your baby, whether you'll breastfeed and how much time you'll take on maternity leave. If you prefer natural childbirth,you have non-medicinal options for managing pain.  Read Full Article...

Birth Announcement Etiquette Tips

Birth Announcement Etiquette: Tips From an Expert

After waiting nine long months for a baby to arrive, most parents are excited to share the news with family and friends. While some parents simply make phone calls, others might send birth announcements to  Read Full Article...

Easter Birth Announcements: ‘I’m Pregnant’

On the Easter before Mariah Carey's due date, and she celebrated the holiday by having a blue Easter egg painted on her belly with a blue heart and a pink heart to represent her fraternal  Read Full Article...

Relief for Back Labor Pains

Tips for Handling Pesky Back Labor Pains

During labor, some women experience what is referred to as "back labor pains." This is a painful type of labor, and knowing what it is and how to handle it can ease your pain. Back  Read Full Article...

Early Signs of Labor

Do You Know the Signs of Labor?

As countless movies, television shows, friends and family members have shown us, the signs of labor should be obvious. Between your water dropping and some excruciating contraction pain, your baby's journey from tiny fetus to  Read Full Article...

Tour Labor and Delivery Room

Labor and Delivery Room Tour: What to Look For

An exciting chapter in your pregnancy story is childbirth classes, which typically include a tour of your birth hospital. If the labor and delivery room is not on the hospital tour, ask to see it.  Read Full Article...

Discover the best childbirth positions

Don’t Lay Down – Try These Childbirth Positions

When I took my childbirth class, I was surprised how different childbirth positions can help make labor ¬†easier. I guess I just assumed I would spend much of my labor on my back, as is  Read Full Article...