https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/31/well/family/the-benefits-of-a-mindful-pregnancy.html 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)
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Fearing childbirth may prolong labor
http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/27/fearing-childbirth-may-prolong-labor/ Dr. Stuart Fischbein chuckled when he read the title of the press release: “Women with a fear of childbirth endure a longer labor.” The release was promoting a study published this week in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Researchers at Akershus University Hospital in Norway found women who feared giving birthContinue reading “Fearing childbirth may prolong labor”
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