Contracting isn’t laboring.
You can experience cramps and practice contractions and not be in labor. Contracting is something you do your entire pregnancy as your uterus leans how to coordinate itself. Just like a race, you cannot go out and run a marathon untrained, the uterus also needs ‘practice runs’ to train for the main event, birth.
Here you go! Some tips on baby care basics!
Breech presentation is defined by a baby who is presenting with the buttocks or feet closest to the cervix. At 28 weeks about 40% of all babies are breech, however only 3-4% of all babies will still be in a breech presentation at the time of birth.
Mass media portrays an immaculate and perfect postpartum period. The reality for many is actually something quite different. Read on to know when to ask for help.
After a miscarriage or stillbirth, the body grieves. There is the emotional and spiritual pain of the loss of living in a no-longer pregnant body. Depending on the length of the pregnancy the reflection in the mirror may appear suspended between being pregnant and not being pregnant.