Try these positions to ease your pain and discomfort during contractions.
BY KIM SCHWORM ACOSTA
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,
10 smart ways to prepare for your baby's birth
It may seem like your pregnancy will go on forever, but you'll get to meet your new baby before you know it. In the meantime, take advantage of the long wait to prepare as best you can for the changes ahead. A little advance planning now will
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