The choice to have a home birth in Canada has been thrown into question this week, after the Nova Scotia government suspended midwifery-led home births without consultation of midwives.
"We told them, 'You know, Mama will be making some really loud noises—that’s all just part of it, and it’s nothing to be scared of.'"
Have you ever thought about delivering your baby in a tub but not sure what to expect? Here are some of the pros and cons to consider with a water birth.
We asked the experts about claims that raspberry leaf tea, a popular herbal remedy, can help prepare women for an easier birth—and even start labour.
I have no regrets about my decision to forgo pain medication. I only wish I had been better prepared for how that decision would affect my care.