September 13, 2016

Epidural During Labor: Yay or Nay?

If there is one area of ambivalence surrounding birth, it’s the epidural.  This grey area is widespread because countless women whose birth plan was to go “drug-free” are disappointed when they […]
October 31, 2016

Postpartum Depression: It’s Time to Talk About it!

In recent years there has been more awareness about postpartum depression. Thanks to brave women in the public bringing attention to the issue like Drew Barrymore and Hayden Panettiere, as […]
November 15, 2016

Prematurity Awareness Month: Giving Early Arrivals the Best Chance at a Healthy Start

November is Prematurity Awareness Month and November 17 is World Prematurity Day. In an effort to raise awareness about the serious risks of premature birth, March of Dimes set out […]
January 23, 2017

Birthing 101: Understanding the 3 Stages of Labor

This may shock you… but labor is not the portrayal you see in the movies *gasp*! Labor progresses in stages and each stage can take time, or go fast. In terms […]
February 2, 2017

The Epidural Debate: Here’s What You Need To Know

Preparing for a birth, especially a first birth, is important. This is why many first time parents attend classes, read books and brace themselves with the knowledge of what to expect […]