Contrary to popular belief, those who teach childbirth education classes aren't totally anti-epidural. In fact, I am super grateful that epidurals and spinal blocks exist. Here are my top 3 reasons I think getting an epidural might be the right thing to do...
What can you do to make your labor more productive and possibly go faster? A lot of it has nothing to do with you...Read More
It has recently been announced that laughing gas (aka Nitrous Oxide) as a pain analgesia during labor is now available to you in some DC, Maryland, and Virginia hospitals. This is an exciting development and offers women something besides an epidural to manage pain.
Here are some of the benefits...Read More
Lamaze is for all types of pregnancies and situations. Even if you're pregnancy and birth are highly medicalized, Lamaze can teach you many things that can make your birth experience a positive one...Read More
The most important thing is that you feel informed and know techniques that you can use to reduce the negative consequences of epidurals if you choose or need to have one and how to cope with the pain if you chose not to have one.Read More
I'm going to let you in on 6 secrets that can make your birth awesome no matter how you birth or what happens during your birth.Read More
You may be considering a non-medicated birth however, you should still consider having a catheter for an epidural put into place. You can birth your babies without medication, however with multiples, things can shift quickly and having the catheter already in place can provide assurance that you will not miss the birth of your babies.Read More