The Benefits of Waterbirthing

By Heather Hill

Considerng a waterbirth? Think about it this way.....Wouldn't a peacful and serene birth, with a relaxed and focused mother be a wonderful way to bring a baby into this world? Having a waterbirth is an option for Mom's who want to give birth naturally. Childbirth is such a powerful experience for a woman. » Read more

Castor Oil to Induce labor

So you've reached 40 weeks of pregnancy and baby has not arrived. You had hoped to go in labor on your own and the idea of a medical induction does not appeal to you. Is there anything you can do? Castor oil has been used to induce labor for many years. Some midwives and doctors alike both use it. » Read more

28 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Now that you have entered your third trimester, you may be spending more time thinking and preparing for your baby’s birth. You may have taken a childbirth class already and you probably have some ideas about what your baby’s birth will be like. If this is not your first baby, you may want to do things differently with this baby than you did with your first. » Read more

29 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Here it is week twenty-nine. You are so close but yet still so far away from having your baby. As you get closer and closer to your estimated due date, you may be feeling more anxious. If you are a first time mom, you may be really excited about finally becoming a mommy. Are you ready? » Read more

30 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

You are thirty weeks pregnant now. Over the next few weeks we are going to be discussing child birth methods. Some of you may want to have a natural childbirth and others may want to have as little pain as possible during labor. Don’t worry we won’t leave any of you out. » Read more

31 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Yah! You are thirty-one weeks now. You may be ready to be done with this whole pregnancy thing, but your baby still needs a little more time in the womb before she will be ready to leave. You may be anxious to have your pre-pregnant body back, but it is early in your third trimester. You should still have time to prepare for your baby and read up on childbirth. » Read more

32 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Hello moms-to-be. We are excited to see you have made it to week thirty-two. We know that some of you gals are planning to have a natural childbirth, one free of pain medications and medical interventions. » Read more

33 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Okay ladies. Welcome to week thirty-three. We promised you a newsletter about pain relief and not just the “hee-hee-hoo” kind. This week’s newsletter is for all you girls that just don’t like pain or don’t want to commit to doing things naturally. » Read more

34 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Hello again. You are thirty-four weeks now. We have answered a lot of your questions about childbirth over the last few weeks but we haven’t really touched upon c-sections. According to the National Center for Health Statistic’s latest reports, approximately 31% of moms giving birth in the United States will have a cesarean. » Read more

35 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Your pregnancy is close to over now. This week marks your thirty-fifth week of pregnancy. Hard to imagine that your pregnancy is almost over. It won’t be long before you will be holding your little boy or girl in your arms. By now you have probably taken a childbirth class and have most of the things you need for your baby. » Read more