Working With Morning Sickness

Working With Morning Sickness

Often viewed as a badge of honor, morning sickness can strike even the toughest expecting mama at the most inopportune times during her pregnancy. Despite its punctual namesake, morning sickness can happen in the morning, noon and night, and maintaining one’s...
A Stealth Pregnancy

A Stealth Pregnancy

What does a ‘stealth’ or ‘cryptic’ pregnancy mean? It means a pregnancy a woman is unaware of. The TV show “I Didn’t Know I was Pregnant” features women who didn’t realize they were expecting until they delivered an eight-pound baby in the loo. Surprise! How is that...
Childbirth: It’s Show Time

Childbirth: It’s Show Time

It’s show time! Your water broke and you are experiencing labor pains. You are excited and nervous. Off to the hospital you go or to the birthing center or to the room where you are going to have a home birth. Everyone and everything is in place. You labor and you...
Jacobs Birth Story

Jacobs Birth Story

I have heard a lot of people say that they are afraid that they won’t make it to the hospital to have their baby and will give birth in their car. Having done that myself, it’s really not that bad. Of course I also did not decide to call the local news with the...