Labor & Delivery

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Is Eating During Labor Safe?

That long-held stereotype of moms-to-be being limited to water and ice chips during childbirth? It could soon be a thing of the past. Turns out, eating during labor might not…
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Labor Advice for New Dads

Congratulations! You’re about to be a new dad—and you’re swirling through intense emotions ranging from mind-boggling joy to anxiety to insane fear. That, and wondering what sort of role you’ll…
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Should You Hire a Doula?

Feeling comfortable and supported on delivery day can take a tremendous load off your mind. We’re talking about husbands, doctors, and nurses, of course—and also about doulas. A trained, non-medical…
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The Truth About C-Sections

By Serena Norr I wasn’t planning on having a C-Section with the birth of my second daughter – but as I quickly learned with my first pregnancy, birth plans don’t…
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Delivery Tips for Dads

Chances are, your dad-to-be is more than nervous for the big day. Show these tips to your new daddy so he feel at ease with what to expect. 1) “Check…
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