Labor & Delivery

Labor and delivery preparation to make your birth as smooth as possible. Prepare yourself for all eventualities from an Overdue baby, Pain relief in labor, what you need to pack in your labor bag and the truth about labor for Dads.

Can You Induce Labor By Breast Pumping?

Can You Induce Labor By Breast Pumping?

If you are carrying a child, it may sound unusual that using a breast pump could induce labor. However, there is some science behind it to suggest that it is a science-based and evidence-based practice…

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Postpartum Clothes to Wear After Giving Birth

Postpartum Clothes to Wear After Giving Birth

Packing your hospital bag is an exciting part of being a mom-to-be as it is one step closer to you giving your birth. While there are lots of easy-to-remember items, such as diapers and baby…

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The Best Postpartum Leggings for After you Give Birth

The Best Postpartum Leggings for After you Give Birth

Leggings are a popular choice for new moms as the last thing that you want to do after giving birth is to try to squeeze into an uncomfortable pair of jeans. Leggings allow for comfort,…

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Weird Signs of Labor

Weird Signs of Labor

We’ve all seen how early stages of labor play out in movies: The pregnant woman’s water breaks at the most inconvenient time, she’s rushed to the hospital, and she emerges with a smile and with a baby shortly…

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How to deal with your c-section incision opening

How to deal with your c-section incision opening

Many new mothers that have recently had a c-section may worry about the scar left behind after the incision during the procedure. In particular, they worry about the complications that may occur post-surgery. Mothers-to-be may…

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Best Postpartum Diapers

Best Postpartum Diapers

When I had my first baby, I was so unprepared. I had very few friends with babies but not many, and certainly none of my very close friends had babies yet, so I didn’t have…

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How to get rid of your hanging belly after a c-section

How to get rid of your hanging belly after a c-section

Firstly, I would like to congratulate you on birthing your child! Carrying a child for nine months is no easy feat! Our bodies go through so much stress in the space of such little time.…

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Is Your C-Section Scar Burning and Stinging?

Is Your C-Section Scar Burning and Stinging?

Whether you have recently had a c-section, are preparing to have one, or want to gain more information on the subject, it is essential to be aware of complications that can arise. Many people do…

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Can you tell if your c-section internal stitches have ruptured?

Can you tell if your c-section internal stitches have ruptured?

C-sections may be a planned procedure for expecting mothers. Still, they can also be an unexpected and daunting last-minute decision their doctor takes based on the birthing circumstances. When a cesarean is performed, the surgeon…

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Help, my c-section incision smells!

Help, my c-section incision smells!

You’re holding your baby in your arms when suddenly, you smell something awful. You check the baby’s diaper for poop, but it’s bone dry. Eventually, you locate the source of this horrible smell – your…

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