Birth, doula, pregnancy

Best Positions for labor to Ease Pain (Recommended before labor)

Try these positions to ease your pain and discomfort during contractions. BY KIM SCHWORM ACOSTA 1OF 6 Soothing Labor Positions The standard hospital labor position—semi- or fully reclining—is not ideal. When you're lying on your back, your uterus compresses major blood vessels, potentially depriving the baby of oxygen and making you dizzy or queasy. In addition, when you're reclining,
meditation, pregnancy

How to Prepare for Birth: 8 Tips from a Doula

As we grow these little tiny beings in our bodies, we are always thinking about the big day when he/she will come out. "How will I be able to handle the pain?" we ask ourselves. "What can I do to prepare?" The truth of the matter is, there is a lot of pain, suffering and "uncomfortableness" around