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A new mom's story: "When Doctors Ignore Postpartum Depression"

While I had my emotional moments after giving birth to my two girls, I never experienced postpartum depression. However, I have talked to m…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 17 hours ago
Reply by Sarah Kotranza

Were you ever criticized for wanting a natural childbirth? How about if you decided to use medications to ease the pain?

I just read an article that listed some of the (pretty cruel) responses a mom got when she voiced her decision to have a natural childbirth…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Sep 25

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.   http://www.ga

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

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