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”
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Using Sports Psychology for Childbirth
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/15/well/family/using-sports-psychology-for-childbirth.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_hh_20190116&nl=well&nl_art=12&nlid=59957724emc%3Dedit_hh_20190116&ref=headline&te=1 Any woman who has ever carried and birthed a child, in whatever fashion, deserves her own ESPN highlight reel — blood, sweat, tears and the eventual triumph of holding her newborn baby. To be clear, childbirth isn’t a game. You can’t plead with the referee when you don’t like a call or leave theContinue reading “Using Sports Psychology for Childbirth”
15 Signs That It’s Time to Fire Your OB, Now! | Mother Rising
https://www.motherrisingbirth.com/2018/10/fire-your-ob OBs play very influential roles in women’s lives during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. Having the right or wrong person at your birth can make or break your vagina. Literally. Unfortunately, sometimes the doctor or midwife a woman chooses in the first trimester turns out not to be such a great fit as pregnancy progresses. But how shouldContinue reading “15 Signs That It’s Time to Fire Your OB, Now! | Mother Rising”
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