Tag: c-section

A Miracle Birth

Childbirth is an amazing time in a woman's life - in a family's life. And, there is no question that childbirth in America is far from perfect. We have a disturbing acceptance of the "medicalization" of birth, far too many interventions and an exorbitantly high cesarean section rate. There is no...

Anatomy of a Painless Labor

Vbac By Giuditta Tornetta, DivineCaroline Every book I have ever read on labor stresses the need for preparation. Unanimously, professional on both side of the fence (medical solution to pain-management and those who suggest a more natural approach) preach the importance of informed decisions. Fact is we do not know why...

No Men Allowed in the Delivery Room

By truuconfessions, DivineCaroline Just because your husband helped you make the baby, doesn’t mean he should be there to help you HAVE the baby says one doc. Whether or not your husband can tolerate the site of blood, tears, and the inevitable poop that comes along with childbirth, according to an OB/GYN in the...

Physical Discomforts After Delivery

Colic Small Physical Discomforts After Delivery Lots of things are happening in your body right after you have a baby. Now that your baby is here, you’re probably feeling some pain or discomfort. Here’s what you can expect. Pains After Birth (Afterbirth Pains)Your uterus contracts and relaxes as it shrinks back...