When A Big Baby Isn’t So Big

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/01/11/high-birth-weight-predictions-are-often-inaccurate/?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=2 A significant amount of women are told they are having BIG BABIES! “Telling mothers this has a profound effect, and contributes to undermining women’s confidence they can deliver the baby”. (click to read on blogs.nytimes.com)  

EAT!!! Most healthy women would benefit from light meal during labor

http://asahq.org/about-asa/newsroom/news-releases/2015/10/eating-a-light-meal-during-labor It’s about time!!!  The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced this weekend that most healthy women can skip the fasting and, in fact, would benefit from eating a light meal during labor. (click link above to read the press release)

Subjective childbirth experiences determine trauma risk

http://sciencenordic.com/subjective-childbirth-experiences-determine-trauma-risk A woman’s subjective experience of giving birth has more impact on her mental condition afterwards than any real complications occurring in the delivery room. (click link above to read this interesting study)