Tag: labor

Child-Birthing Class If you can't make it to your own child birth class, just check out this video.

Delivery Room

By Samantha Brown, DivineCaroline Well, let me tell you, the horror you have going into labor and delivery is your own fear. Everyone is scared regardless how many you have. Well, here’s what happened to me—now this does not mean this will happen to you, but maybe my story can...

Who Should Consider Saving Their Baby's Cord Blood?

Newborn Cord Blood, A New Era in Medicine Bone marrow, peripheral blood and the umbilical cord blood constitute the three primary sources of stem cells. Umbilical cord blood, which until fairly recently, was discarded as medical waste, is a non-controversial and rich source of stem cells that are now being saved...

What Every Pregnant Mom Needs to Know About Shoulder Dystocia

By Dr. Linda Burke Galloway, DivineCaroline   Although most pregnant women anticipate a normal, uncomplicated delivery, there are exceptions to the rules. A shoulder dystocia is one of the more frequent complications in the delivery room, and, unfortunately, there is no surefire way to predict it. A shoulder dystocia means...

A Miracle Birth

Newborn 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...