A look at using an epidural for pain relief during labor for a first time pregnancy.
A look at what happens if you go into preterm labor.
A look at the stages of labor, and how long you should expect it to last.
A discussion of home births and how to plan one.
Now that you’ve had your baby, you might be anxious to begin to take off that extra weight and get back to exercising. The most important thing to remember is that you should begin to get back into a routine slowly.
Breastfeeding is a truly bonding experience for mother and child, and it’s one of the best things that you can do for your baby. You might not think about it before you begin breastfeeding, but the choice to do so can make choosing a birth control method more difficult than it would be if you weren’t breastfeeding. Not to worry, you don’t need to give up breastfeeding to go on birth control, you can do both. While many believe that breastfeeding is a suitable birth control, this isn’t always the case and you should have a backup method.