BIRTH


3 Mindfulness Techniques to Prepare for Labor

Sunday, September 23, 2018 By Rebecca Jacobs
3 Mindfulness Techniques to Prepare for Labor | Baby Chick

Labor can be intimidating for many pregnant mommas, especially with all of the stories many moms are faced with when it comes to birthing experiences. There is also a lot of negative talk surrounding birth. Moms are constantly faced with stories about the pain of birth. It can be very easy to let fear set […]

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Why is This Taking So Long? When Labor Stalls Out

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 By Aida Cruickshank
Why is This Taking So Long? When Labor Stalls Out | Baby Chick

Raise your hand if you’ve spent hours planning your labor and delivery, writing down notes on a piece of paper, talking it through with your partner or support person, just to find that labor does NOT go as planned . . . well neither did mine. And while most labors don’t go as planned, it […]

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When to Go to the Hospital in Labor

Thursday, August 16, 2018 By Nina Spears
When to Go to the Hospital in Labor | Baby Chick

A question that every pregnant woman has (who is having their baby in a hospital) is….when is the right time to go to the hospital when in labor? A lot of women get so excited by their first contractions that when they finally start getting stronger and more frequent, they head straight to the hospital to […]

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10 Things No One Tells You About Having a C-Section

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
10 Things No One Tells You About Having a C-Section | Baby Chick

I had my dream birth plan. It was carefully crafted, revised multiple times to include small details like the playlist I hoped to give birth to, and represented the birth I had always dreamed of. All of my diligent planning went out the window, though, when my little girl was “asynclitic” (basically, had her head […]

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What to Wear at a Hospital Birth

Thursday, August 2, 2018 By Nina Spears
What to Wear at a Hospital Birth | Baby Chick

Almost every woman I know has this problem. They have nothing to wear…with a closet full of clothes. You know what I’m talking about. I feel like I have this problem almost every morning. What am I going to wear? Obviously, what you wear can help you feel more beautiful and confident each day. And with that confidence, it can also affect […]

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5 Tips for Rocking an Unmedicated Labor

Thursday, August 2, 2018 By Cheyenne Bell
5 Tips for Rocking an Unmedicated Labor | Baby Chick

Having a natural, unmedicated labor and delivery is becoming a more common choice for pregnant women these days. Women are seeking to have a birthing experience that is more peaceful, without unnecessary medical interventions, and in a more comfortable environment. While a natural, unmedicated labor may not be everyone’s cup of tea, for a healthy, […]

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To Wax or Not to Wax Before Giving Birth

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 By Jessica Tomes
To Wax or Not to Wax Before Giving Birth | Baby Chick

Many women (and even their medical practitioners) will tell you there’s nothing wrong with a little pampering before the “Big Day.” (Baby’s Delivery Day, that is.) And when you think about it, this is actually a really smart idea. Veteran mommies can tell you, there’s no tired like new baby tired. Trust us on this. […]

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Why You Don’t Want to Schedule an Induction

Thursday, July 5, 2018 By Nina Spears
Why You Don't Want to Schedule an Induction | Baby Chick

A common decision that many parents face today during pregnancy is whether or not they should be induced. An induction happens when the labor of a pregnant woman is artificially started. Usually with the synthetic form of oxytocin, pitocin. What parents need to learn is that it’s not always a good idea to get induced unless […]

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11 Tips to Have a Successful VBAC

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 By Nina Spears
11 Tips to Have a Successful VBAC | Baby Chick

Every month I get a call from at least one or two families telling me that they want a VBAC (vaginal birth after a cesarean). They share their previous birth story with me, how and why it ended up in a c-section, and that they really want to have a VBAC but aren’t sure what to do to […]

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Top 10 Essential Oils for Labor and Delivery

Friday, June 22, 2018 By Hannah Crews
Top 10 Essential Oils for Labor and Birth

Having a baby is an intense – exhilarating – crazy – exciting – emotional – scary – amazing event, all looped into one. Every feeling on the planet is felt by a mother who is giving birth. And after having two kids myself, I can honestly say I would go through it all over again, […]

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