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Labor & Delivery // Data & Experiences

Greetings All! Below you will find hospitals in Massachusetts listed in alphabetical order along with statistical data pulled from the Massachusetts’ 2014 Birth Report managed by the Division of Research and Epidemiology (report found here) and episiotomy rates pulled...

Natural Remedies for Pregnancy Ailments

Let’s talk pregnancy ailments. First you want to vomit, then you glow or get acne, and then comes cramps and heartburn. Swollenness and constipation get thrown in there too! They don’t have to come in any specific order and sometimes you get it worse than your...

Best Way to Prepare for Labor? Envision Your Baby!

I’m going to need you to hear me out on this one. Let me explain. I am going to use an example I learned from the book Body Mind Mastery by Dan Millman. Picture you are with two friends (we will call them Jack and Jill) and you are playing a game. You stand on one...

Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider

Whether you have an OB/GYN, Nurse Midwife, or Midwife, these are questions to keep in mind. It is important to get an overall sense of how your healthcare professional views pregnancy, labor, birth, and even postpartum because that will directly impact how you give...

Postpartum Planning (Life After the Pains of Giving Birth)

If you are pregnant than you’ve thought about the pains of giving birth. In fact, I would guess that is what you think about most. It is so difficult to think beyond birth because the thought of being in that much pain is so scary. And while the thought of giving...

My Body, My Home

When my body had to become a home for my baby, I felt like it became a home to me as well. I learned what nutrients would help in each trimester, I worked out with a trainer, and took really good care of my baby and my body. I felt in tune with my body, could identify...

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