The Benefits of a Mindful Pregnancy Many expectant mothers worry about the physical pain that accompanies labor and childbirth. New research suggests that including mindfulness skills in childbirth education can help first-time mothers cope with their fear. (click link to read this great post on NY Times website)

LAUGHING GAS CHANGING THE WAY WOMEN ENDURE LABOR PAIN **Currently St. John’s in Santa Monica and GraceFull Birthing Center in Silverlake are the only facilities in the LA area that offer nitrous oxide during labor, to my knowledge.  SANTA MONICA, Calif. (KABC) — Many women have turned to laughing gas as a drug-free alternative to get through the pains of childbirth. New momContinue reading “LAUGHING GAS CHANGING THE WAY WOMEN ENDURE LABOR PAIN”