So, You’re Being Induced?

 

 

So it’s happening. You have made the choice. Maybe you have been waiting for this day since the moment you got a positive pregnancy test, or maybe this is the last place you ever wanted to be. The time has come, you have had the conversation with your provider, and you both agree that it is time to start an induction. Whether it is a medical need for you or your baby, or for your mental health, a good induction starts with a positive frame of mind, because YOU know, it is time. Read More “So, You’re Being Induced?”

Build A Labor Cave, a DIY Project

Materials needed: oxytocin, things that create oxytocin, people that create oxytocin. 

Oxytocin is the primary ingredient in birth. Not only does it cause contractions, but it is also the hormone that causes the ‘feel good’ sensation when people we love touch us, and thus is often referred to as the ‘love hormone’. Because of this, creating an oxytocin rich environment can help you have a more positive birth experience. Read More “Build A Labor Cave, a DIY Project”

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