Selecting a Childbirth Education Class

Being pregnant and preparing to deliver a child, even if it is not your first can be an overwhelming experience. By attending childbirth classes new parents can inform themselves about not only what will happen during labor and delivery, but also throughout their...

Understanding Kegel Exercises

Also known as pelvic floor exercises, Kegel exercises help to strengthen the important muscles that support the bladder, uterus and bowels, as well as the vaginal muscles. Main Benefits Of Kegel Exercises By taking the time to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles women...

Your Birth Plan

Having a baby is an intense, life-changing experience and you will want it to be just right, which is why a birth plan is so important. Although you don’t have control over when your baby will arrive, you can at least plan how you would like the labor and delivery...

Taking Care of Yourself After Cesarean

The postpartum period after you have given birth can be extremely difficult for the mother as well as the rest of the family. It can be even harder when the mother is recovering from a cesarean section. No matter what type of method is used to deliver the baby the...

Having a Cesarean

Cesarean births are performed by making and incision through the abdominal wall and uterus. Currently the rate of cesarean births are around 29%, meaning that you have a more than 1 in 4 chance of delivering your baby by cesarean. What to Expect During a Cesarean...

Potential Risks of a Cesarean Procedure

A cesarean is a major surgical procedure, and although these types of deliveries are done regularly there are still risks involved. Whether you are choosing to have a cesarean or have to have one due to complications it is still wise to know what the possible risks...