Having a baby is an amazing experience. In most cases, vaginal births are usually preferred, but in some cases, a C-section (cesarean section or cesarean delivery) is the only safe option. A C-section carries risks and benefits, which should be discussed with your healthcare provider. Curious to learn more about C-sections? What Is A C-section? […]
Hospital Bag Checklist For Mom & Baby
If you have been patiently waiting to meet your new baby or babies, you may have thought of how you should prepare for this special arrival. It is generally best to gather items for your hospital bag at 35 to 38 weeks of pregnancy. Here we will cover some essential items and some extras to […]
Healthy Pregnancy & A Healthy Baby After 35
Are you currently pregnant or trying to get pregnant after 35? First, we would like to say congratulations on starting your family or expanding your family. It is such an exciting time! If you are nervous or concerned about having a healthy baby – know that many women after 35 have healthy pregnancies and healthy […]
What Are The Chances? Twins & Other Multiple Births.
Are you looking forward to being a new parent in the near future? Thinking about what that may look like for you? Will you have a boy, girl, both, or even multiple?! When we see families with twins and triplets – we often see others and ourselves admiring them. They do draw attention from time […]
Sex & Pregnancy
If you are newly pregnant, congratulations! It can be a fun and exciting time but for new soon-to-be-mothers – it can be a lot to process. At times you might even feel like you have this endless list of questions to ask. Many people like to know what they should and should not do during […]
Finding out that you are pregnant can be exciting for many new parents. However, that excitement can dampen some with a classic case of morning sickness. Don’t fear morning sickness is generally temporary for most women. Approximately 7 in 10 pregnant women have morning sickness in the first trimester of pregnancy. Generally, it starts about […]
Trying to get pregnant? Here are some tips for you and your partner.
When you decide you want to start a family, it can be frustrating if it doesn’t happen immediately! Luckily there are some things you and your partner can do when trying to get pregnant. Here are some tips: Understand when you’re ovulating and have sex regularly 5 days before and on the day of ovulation. […]
Umbilical Cord Clamping
Generally speaking, during pregnancy, the umbilical cord supplies nutrients and oxygen to your developing baby. After birth, the umbilical cord gets clamped and then snipped. This is just one step of the labor and delivery process, right? But wait… before we cut the cord… should we be in such a rush? Are there any benefits […]
What is a Gentle C-section?
When you are developing a birth plan you may want to be fully aware of all of your options. Maybe you have heard of a Gentle C-section or a Natural C-section. Curious to learn more about a Gentle C-section birth? We will share some information about a Gentle C-section with you here so you can […]
Can You Boost Fertility?
The short answer would be, yes. However, there is more to it than just that. Preconception planning can help you and your partner understand how to boost your chances of having a healthy pregnancy. You may feel ready to conceive, but is your body ready? Here are some tips that can help you to boost […]