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You’re pregnant and trying to decide what you want to do when it comes to childbirth.  You may have
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7 Myths about Epidurals

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According to research done by the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, more and more women are taking advantage of modern technology and choosing to use analgesics and anesthesia for pain relief during childbirth. Only a small percentage of
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8 Ways to Speed Up Labor

Prodromal labor, or pre-labor, is the body’s way of preparing for birth. When a woman experiences prodromal
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9 Tips for Easier Labor and Birth

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Labor and delivery of a precious new baby is an arduous process. There are many different tips available to help make the potential hours of labor and the birth process more tolerable and comfortable for the mother and baby. While every option may not work for every mother, an effective personal plan
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9 Tips for Reducing Pain During Childbirth

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Having a baby is a known blessing, while the painful process of birthing a baby is a known curse. Duration and pain of labor can vary greatly per mother. It can also wildly vary for the same woman through birthing different children. Here are nine tips for reducing pain during childbirth and take some
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"Am I in Labor?" 8 Ways to Tell if Labor Has Started

It is the question on the minds of most women who are pregnant. Carrying a child and giving birth are
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Annoying Comments About Natural Childbirth

If you’re a mom that wants to have natural childbirth, you’ve probably heard a few annoying comments.
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Basil and Oregano Tea to Induce Labor

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If you are past your due date, you may have started doing research to find natural ways to induce labor. In your searching, you may have read a little on two herbs, basil and oregano. Some people believe that basil and oregano contain properties that stimulate contractions and bring on labor. Eggplant
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Benefits of Natural Chidlbirth

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There are different methods of natural childbirth out there including the Lamaze method, the Bradley method, hypobirthing, and others. Some women don’t use a particular method at all when approaching natural childbirth. The methods, philosophies, and reasons for choosing natural childbirth vary. For
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