As a doula one of the things I can do for my families right now and in birth is to educate them and update them on their choices. Demystify the process.
Belly wraps or abdominal binders make a huge difference in your recovery! This may be the first time you have heard about them, but they are not a new tool, rather a reinvention of an old tool.
Pregnancy is a time when a woman’s body is going through many changes which may affect how a woman feels sexually. In particular you both may have some concerns about the safety of sex during pregnancy.
When couple’s choice to delay conception there is a correlation in a delay or decline in their fertility, making it harder to get pregnant. Additionally having a baby later in life can increase the risk for pregnancy complications. When planning lives or families, it’s important to know that women are half as fertile at age 30 as they were at 20. And 1/4 as fertile at 35 making them 1/8 as fertile at 40 than when they were 20.