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Everything You Need to Know About the Bradley Method

By JustMommies staff

By Maria T. Pepin What is the Bradley Method of Childbirth? The Bradley Method (also known as husband-coached childbirth) embraces the idea that childbirth is a natural process and with adequate preparation and education, most women can avoid pain medication and interventions during labor and birth.
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Childbirth Classes: Choosing one right for you

By JustMommies staff

Taking a childbirth education class will help you and your partner prepare for childbirth. There are several child birth philosophies including the Lamaze method, the Bradley method, the Kitzinger method, and Hypnobirthing®. These methods vary on approaches, but all childbirth classes will teach you
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C-Sections: The Not So Easy Way Out

By Laura Leavitt

C-Sections are often the best and safest path given a birth's progression, but they are not easy.
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Choosing the Best Birth Environment for You

By Laura Leavitt

You have options for where to give birth that can fit your needs.
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Five Reasons to Avoid Induction of Labor

By Laura Leavitt

There are some results of induction you may want to consider.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Epidurals

By Laura Leavitt

Understand the medical implications and benefits of epidurals.
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Planning a Home Birth

By Laura Leavitt

Home birth requires a different kind of preparation from a hospital birth.
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Ten Reasons to Hire a Birth Doula

By Laura Leavitt

Understand the role of doulas better and how they can help you.
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Walking Epidural

By Laura Leavitt

Understand this separate option for pain relief.
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