Childbirth

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Cervical Mucus and How It Can Help You Get Pregnant

Cervical mucus is essential in the conception process because it nourishes and protects sperm as it travels through the female reproductive path to reach the egg. The amount and type of mucus generated during your menstrual cycle will fluctuate. By studying these variations, you may learn more about cervical mucus and how it can help you …

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Guide to Pelvic Floor Therapy for Pregnancy and Birth

What is Pelvic Floor Therapy? The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and other tissues that form a sling-like hammock that supports the bladder, uterus, and rectum. Pelvic floor therapy treatments treat pelvic floor disorders. This Guide to pelvic floor therapy for pregnancy and birth will explore all the benefits. Pelvic Floor Therapy is …

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National Midwifery Week 2021: Meet the Midwives

National Midwifery Week 2021 is here! In the United States, midwives have been serving communities for more than a century. National Midwifery Week was created by ACNM to celebrate the work and dedication of midwives and midwife-led care. From community education to prenatal visits to deliveries, ACNM’s national week of celebration is a time to …

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A Complete Guide About Shoulder Dystocia

What is Shoulder Dystocia? Shoulder Dystocia is a birth complication that happens during vaginal delivery. When this occurs, one or both of the baby’s shoulders get stuck inside the mother’s pelvis during labor. This causes a stall in the delivery process, which can be life threatening. In most cases, babies born with this complication are …

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A Complete Guide to Miscarriage at Home

Is Miscarriage Normal? Pregnancy and miscarriage carry a ton of emotions, and one may feel devastated or uneasy when going through a natural miscarriage. Although this is can be an extremely tough time mentally and physically, it may be comforting to know you’re not alone.  An estimated 10%-20% of women who know they are pregnant …

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Birth Plan: Why You Need a Midwife and Doula

The Birth Plan If you are an expectant mother, then you understand the importance of having a birth plan. Each couple will have a different plan for their pregnancy and birth; this plan is associated with their wishes and values. Do you have a birth plan? Does your birth plan include a Midwife and Doula? …

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