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Pregnancy: Birth Chat (15)

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Men watch the miracle of childbirth for the first time (video)

As a little experiment, men were sat down to watch a video of the miracle of childbirth. Their reactions were caught on camera. I don't thi…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Sep 3

18 Worst Things Said to Moms During Labor & Delivery

You have to check out this list! I can't even imagine that medical professionals would say some of these things to woman in labor!  Do you…

Started by Stacy Fournier

2 May 15, 2013
Reply by Kathy Stewart

15 Birth Stories You Won't Believe

Check out this collection of 15 pretty unbelievable birth stories. I remember hearing about a handful of the stories in the news. Going thr…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Aug 27, 2012

Push Presents?

I have been hearing more and more about push presents lately, especially in the celebrity world. I received beautiful flowers and such afte…

Started by Stacy Fournier

8 May 31, 2012
Reply by Kathy D Anderson

Laughing gas returning as option for laboring moms

I never knew laughing gas was once used as a pain medication during labor. And apparently, the option is making a comeback.

Started by Stacy Fournier

7 Feb 17, 2011
Reply by H.Best

10 common birthing fears

Here is a list of 10 common birthing fears among women. Did you have any of these fears?   I can definitely relate to a few. During my deli…

Started by Stacy Fournier

4 Dec 30, 2010
Reply by Rosemary Hawkins

What do you think about a silent birth?

I can see how a silent birth may be nice for some women, but I don't think there is any way I would want everything completely quiet during…

Started by Stacy Fournier

3 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by Cherie Schneider

Scheduling baby's birth

I just came across an interesting article on The March of Dimes Web site about the possible complications that can arise when labor is indu…

Started by Stacy Fournier

5 Nov 14, 2010
Reply by Mallory Hopkins

November is Prematurity Awareness Month

According to the March of Dimes Web site, 1 out of every 8 babies is born too soon. I feel fortunate to have delivered two full-term babies…

Started by Stacy Fournier

3 Nov 12, 2010
Reply by Regina Freeman

Is Birth Order Important?

I've read things like this before and think it's interesting. Reading about only children is important to me since we might not have more t…

Started by LittleMonkeysMom

2 Oct 5, 2010
Reply by Mary Beth Yokomi


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