A million thoughts may swirl through a mother’s head in the hours after giving birth, ranging from when she can take her new little one home to when her next meal will be. It’s probably safe to say the last thing she’s thinking about, however, is having another baby.
Every woman’s labor experience is unique, and it can vary widely even from one pregnancy to the next. Sometimes a woman will only labor for a few hours. At other times, labor may put a
The transition to parenthood can bring with it a mixed bag of emotions. Everything from joy to anxiety can crop up in preparation for and with a growing baby bump. Prenatal counseling provides a safe space
When it comes to being a first-time parent, you don’t know what you don’t know. But discovery is half the fun, right? Plus, it’s something every new dad has in common. Just remember, everyone is
Labor and Delivery nurse April Mayhan has been around more than just a few pregnant moms during her years in health care. She has a pretty good idea of what the journey to parenthood entails.
Makenzie Beaver and her husband Shawn have a loving home filled with children — five boys and one girl, to be exact. They had twins through the miracle of fertility treatments (one they would unfortunately
In the pre-dawn hours of November 7, 2016, Amanda Griffith was at home second guessing whether her water had broken. As a first time mom-to-be, Amanda was feeling anxious about what was (or wasn’t) happening
After surgery to relieve her endometriosis and years of undergoing fertility treatments without success in getting pregnant, Jennifer Field had accepted that she would probably never give birth. She stopped trying to conceive. Fast forward
Danita Knight will admit that being in a relaxed state isn’t typically in her nature. So as the mom-to-be made plans for the arrival of her first child this summer, she honed in on some
Choosing who will attend to your delivery is a highly personal decision. While obstetricians have traditionally been the go-to professionals for delivering babies in the United States, midwives are growing in popularity. What is a