Pregnancy and childbirth are profound life events, and when they coincide with the holiday season, the joy and celebration become even more pronounced. In this blog, we’ll explore the unique experiences of expectant families navigating the journey to parenthood during the holidays, with a focus on the cultural significance and various traditions that make this time of the year even more special.
Hey Birthing Partners & Support People! This may be a joyous, confusing, overwhelming, exciting time for you! You are expecting a little one (or two!)! Your partner has taken on the pregnancy and you may feel left out or unsure of how you can support them. Here are some ideas of how to support your partner and prepare for your little one!
Welcome, curious souls, to a topic that’s both fascinating and deeply personal: birthing location options. The journey of bringing a new life into the world is nothing short of miraculous, and the choices you make along the way can greatly impact the experience. In this blog, we’ll dive into the three primary options: hospitals, home birth, and birth centers. Each of these birthing location options hold pros and cons and understanding them can empower you to make an informed decision that resonates with your desires and values.
Bringing a new life into the world is a monumental and transformative experience. As an expectant parent, one of the ways you can prepare for this journey is by creating a birth plan. A birth plan is a document that outlines your preferences and wishes for labor, delivery, and postpartum care. While birth plans cannot guarantee a specific outcome, they provide an opportunity for expectant parents to communicate their desires, values, and needs to their healthcare team. In this article, we will delve into the birth plan basics, guiding you through the process of creating a personalized and empowering birth plan.
You may have heard people say “I want/had a natural birth” or “I believe in natural birth”. Let me pause there and say….. All Birth Is Natural.