Unplanned C-Section | Labor & Delivery | Parents

An unplanned C-Section is not always an emergency C-Section. An emergency C-Section is one that has to happen right away because we’re worried about mom, or baby, or both. Some examples would be if mom is suddenly bleeding, or if we’re worried the baby is not getting enough oxygen. An unplanned C-Section is one where […]

What Not to Do | Labor & Delivery | Parents

A lot of my patients ask me if they should do anything right before they go to the hospital. And really, as long as your bag is packed, you’re kind of ready. You don’t have to shave or wax. Some people ask me if they have to have an enema. And you certainly do not […]

Contractions | Labor & Delivery | Parents

Labor is actually a very mechanical process. Your uterus is a big muscle that is trying to push your baby through the space inside your pelvis. So, as you get closer and closer to the time of birth, these contractions have to be stronger, and stronger, and stronger. And that’s why they’re so painful. It’s […]

Signs of Real vs. False Labor | Labor & Delivery | Parents

You will definitely know when you go into labor. Labor is characterized by very painful contractions that come on a very regular basis. They may start off far apart, they may be 45 minutes or an hour apart and you won’t be sure if you’re getting the next one. But if you are going into […]

Conceive A Baby | Get Pregnant | Fertility Guided Meditation

This guided meditation is about belief. You must first clear your mind of negative thought patterns. You must acknowledge the fear and worry so that you can release them. This will allow room for positive energy and positive thinking. This will allow room to feel and visualize your belief. The Universe will hear your thoughts […]

What to Expect in a C-Section | Labor & Delivery | Parents

A C-Section is surgical delivery of the baby. It lasts about 45 minutes. So once its been decided that you’re having a C-Section. The first thing is to make sure that you have adequate pain control. If you already have an epidural, you’ll be given extra medication through the same epidural to make you even […]

MY LABOR & DELIVERY STORY: WITH PICTURES

Hey everyone so Aya had turns one Next month I’m gonna have a one year old And I thought it would be a perfect time Since she’s asleep in AE is out of the house. Just kind of sit down and talk to you guys and just Share my labor and delivery story, so I […]

Birth Stories Unmedicated Childbirth | Parents

When I went to the doctor for my checkup to see if everything was going okay or if they had to induce me, I went in and they told me I was 4 cm dilated and had a contraction that I didn’t know. I was due on July 31st and nothing was happening. So, I […]

Baby Girl Birth!

I’m having a baby! We’re headed to the hospital right now. I have been having contractions that are about three and a half minutes apart Last thing about a minute long each, and you’ve been having them for. Oh my goodness. They’re three minutes apart now That’s a minute closer than they were When they […]

Inducing Labor | Labor & Delivery | Parents

There are a lot of myths out there, but none of them have actually been shown to really induce labor. Castor oil and spicy food are some of the more common ones. And the thinking is that because they can irritate your bowel, sometimes, they can also irritate your uterus. But the problem is, a […]