How a Birth Doula Can Help Make Labor a More Intimate Experience

Chantal Traub, CD, CCCE, LCCE, Pregnant mothers may be unsure if they want to work with a doula because they would like their labor and birth to be an intimate experience between them and their partners and wonder whether having a doula would encroach on their intimacy. The role of the doula is to help …

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PH101: Improve your Birthing Experience

Fiona McMahon, PT, DPT Having a baby is exciting, fascinating, and nerve wracking. If you have never been through the process before, chances are you have a lot of questions and concerns about what changes your body will go through during your pregnancy, what the birthing process entails, and how your recovery will go once …

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C-Section Connection?

By Riva Preil On Monday, March 3, 2014,  New York Times writer Nicholas Bakalar suggested an interesting and somewhat shocking connection in an article- that babies delivered via cesarean section were more likely to develop obesity as adults. Bakalar reviewed data from 15 previous observational studies and discovered that C-section babies were 26% more likely …

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