birth


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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6 Tips On What To Do In Transition Labor

Monday, June 4, 2018 By Nina Spears
6 Tips On What To Do In Transition Labor | To help you through this phase and get you to pushing, I've listed 6 tips along with some partner tips and answer some common questions.

You’ve gotten through early labor and active labor and now things are getting pretty intense. If you haven’t gotten an epidural by now, this is probably the time when you may really start wanting one. But if you are wanting to have a natural birth, I know that you can do it. You can get through transition! […]

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What To Do In Early Labor

Thursday, May 31, 2018 By Nina Spears
What To Do In Early Labor | Baby Chick

  Early labor. It’s the time when things start happening. You begin telling yourself, “Finally. This is it!” And you, more than likely, are so ready to get the party started. You also are probably feeling a million other emotions as well — anxiety, nervousness, excitement, maybe you’re freaking out, uncertainty, relieved, scared…essentially you’re feeling every emotion at […]

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7 Things NOT To Do During Labor

Friday, May 25, 2018 By Nina Spears
7 Things NOT To Do During Labor | Baby Chick

There are so many different blog posts and classes out there that teach you what you SHOULD be doing during early labor, active labor, transition, and pushing (including my own blog posts), but sometimes it’s nice to know the things that you should NOT be doing so you can really avoid some unnecessary interventions and outcomes. Here are my 7 […]

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Birth Hypnosis – Does it Really Lessen the Pain?

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 By Hannah Crews
Birth Hypnosis - Does it Really Lessen the Pain? | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: This post is sponsored by Hypnobabies, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. The concept of having an unmedicated birth is becoming more and more popular with moms today. The idea that women are capable of allowing their bodies to deliver their child naturally, without any drugs or outside pain relievers, […]

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Products to Help Prepare Your Body for Labor and Birth

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 By Nina Spears
Products to Help Prepare Your Body for Labor & Birth | Baby Chick

This post is sponsored but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Read our policies page for more information. And as always consult your physician or midwife before you take any of these suggestions. All images by Creative Clicks Photography. Towards the end of our pregnancies we all make sure that we have our baby items ready, have […]

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5 Things That Helped Me Through My Unexpected C-Section

Thursday, March 1, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
5 Things That Helped Me Through My Unexpected C-Section | Baby Chick

“Please!” I begged, “Please let me have a c-section!” Ugly crying and starving I was at hour 53 of labor with little to no progress. I had been induced and to save you all of the gory details let’s just sum it up and say I was T-I-R-E-D. After some convincing and a final check […]

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Why I Chose to Give Birth at a Birth Center

Thursday, January 18, 2018 By Sarah Ring
Why I Chose to Give Birth at a Birth Center | Baby Chick

In today’s political upheaval in regards to health care, many women are starting to feel a squeeze. They are burdened with the pressure to birth according to their insurance providers protocol and are not necessarily getting the birth experience they were hoping for. For me, as a small business owner who’s only options are high […]

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The Vocal-Vaginal Correlation

Monday, September 11, 2017 By Stacey Ramsower
The Vocal-Vaginal Correlation | Baby Chick

Did you know that your vagina and your voice are intimately connected? The relationship between a woman’s vagina and her voice is at once subtle and obvious. Beginning with the fact that “cervix” comes from the Latin word for neck, the vagina and the throat are remarkably similar structures, each supported in function by a […]

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What Orgasm and Birth Have in Common

Thursday, August 17, 2017 By Stacey Ramsower
What Orgasm and Birth Have in Common | Baby Chick

(And how to get more of the former in the latter.) Sex makes babies. That much we know. And while sex and childbirth don’t seem to have too much in common other than one preceding the other, in fact, there are several noteworthy similarities for those who are expecting. Just like breathing, orgasm and birth […]

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