Whether you are planning a cesarean birth, opt for a c-section, or one becomes necessary, it's good to know what things can help you with postpartum recovery. Key Post Cesarean Tips Start walking as soon as possible - start with going to the bathroom and back. Increased physical activity helps with circulation, improves bowel function, … Continue reading Post C-Section Tips & Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About
When looking for a good pediatrician, it is highly recommended that you ask for referrals from the following people: nurse-midwife or obstetrician/gynecologist, other parents: friends or online parenting groups/forums, or a pediatric floor nurse at a medical center or at a local hospital. The pediatrician referral database at the American Academy of Pediatrician can also … Continue reading Questions To Ask a Potential Pediatrician
There are three types of relaxation: mental, physical, and emotional. From everyday experiences, to pregnancy and even raising children and going through hard times, we find ways as humans to relax during stressful situations. In our Comfort Measures for Labor and Birth Workshop you learn how to relax with all three types, especially for labor … Continue reading Three Comfort Measures to Learn for Labor and Birth
We love hearing tips from Birth Boot Camp's own IBCLC and breastfeeding guru, Melanie Shepard. Today, she is talking to us about how you can make breastfeeding a little more comfortable with the "lean" hold. Check it out! Want to learn more tips about breastfeeding? Our Breastfeeding: The Ultimate MRE (meal ready to eat) video, … Continue reading How to Make Breastfeeding More Comfortable
You're in your third trimester of pregnancy, and you are surrounded by your closest friends and family. They have gathered to honor you and the incredible miracle you are growing. They pamper you with a healing foot bath, massage your hands and feet, crown you with flowers, and offer you their blessings for your upcoming … Continue reading What is a Mother’s Blessing?