https://www.parents.com/pregnancy/everything-pregnancy/know-your-rights-everything-you-need-to-know-about-hospital-birth-during-the-pandemic/ Rules may vary state by state or hospital to hospital, but pregnant people have the right to a positive childbirth experience. Here’s what you need to know about welcoming a baby into the world amid COVID-19. “The bottom line is that pregnant people have the same health care rights as anyone else: the rightContinue reading “Know Your Rights: Everything You Need to Know About Hospital Birth During the Pandemic”
Category Archives: choices in labor
How to Advocate for Yourself in the Delivery Room
https://parenting.nytimes.com/pregnancy/birth-advocate Giving birth draws you deep into your body, yet you’ll depend on others to get through it. Whether you have a brief labor eased by an epidural, deliver on all fours in your own living room or have an unplanned C-section, what matters most is how you are cared for and if you areContinue reading “How to Advocate for Yourself in the Delivery Room”
Sent Home From Labor & Delivery For “False Labor,” & Other Ways We Gaslight Women
https://www.romper.com/p/sent-home-from-labor-delivery-for-false-labor-other-ways-we-gaslight-women- Laboring with my first daughter was not easy. After being sent home from labor and delivery for following my doctor’s advice (given as he boarded a flight to Aruba) to “go straight to labor and delivery” because my contractions were regular, things ramped up again and so I headed back to the hospital… and was sentContinue reading “Sent Home From Labor & Delivery For “False Labor,” & Other Ways We Gaslight Women”
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