Until about 50 years ago the cesarean delivery rate was about 5%, but since the 1960s, it has steadily increased to about 1 in 3 now, though for the last 10 years that rate has remained steady. About 1/3 of cesarean sections are done in women who previously had a cesarean, while … [Read more...] about Cesarean versus vaginal delivery – Which is best?
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Two days ago, everyone’s favorite duchess, Kate Middleton gave birth to her third child. Seven hours later, to the amazement of moms everywhere, she emerged from the hospital, perfectly coiffed and ready to go home with her new son in tow, Prince Louis Arthur Charles. She spent a … [Read more...] about A Home Delivery in the Hospital: The Best of All Worlds; The Real Reason Why Kate Middleton Left The Hospital Just 7 Hours After Giving Birth
In order to get pregnant, the following has to happen: You must have regular sex during the fertile window as well as through the menstrual cycle, not too much or too little He has to have enough good quality and mobile sperm Her fallopian tubes must work and function … [Read more...] about What are our chances of conceiving?
Many couples trying to conceive want to know want they can do to improve their chances getting pregnant and having a healthy baby... Diet and Lifestyle: Be at your optimal weight, take a supplement, no smoking or alcohol Try to attain your optimal weight (BMI of 19.5-24.9) … [Read more...] about How can we naturally improve our fertility and get pregnant faster?
When I think back to when my first child was born, one very vivid scene unfolds in my mind. It begins with me pleading for someone to go out and get the doctor who had vanished about an hour prior because this baby was coming now! My husband frantically ran into the hall and … [Read more...] about Delivering with a midwife in the hospital: the best of both worlds