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Treating Post Partum Hemorrhaging by pehpot Posted Sat 14 Nov 2009 12:13am Post Partum bleeding is not abnormal. After giving birth, it is experienced by the mother. I knew that as I already gave birth to 3 boys prior to my delivery last Sunday. I experienced bleeding for a time after giving birth. I bleed 2 to 3 days after giving birth. Onwards, I don't bleed that much, just some few blood drops. I was alarmed when ... Read on »
Health Tips for January 18 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sun 17 Jan 2010 9:00pm Health Tip: Thyroid Problems May Affect Pregnancy The thyroid, a small gland at the base of the neck, helps regulate your body's metabolism, including how fast your heart beats. An overactive (hyperthyroid) or underactive (hypothyroid) gland can lead to a host of health problems, particularly during pregnancy. The Nation ... Read on »
What you may (or may not) know about labor and birth by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 4:47pm I thought I'd do a mini-childbirth class here --- online! Specifically: what you may or may not know about labor and birth. Things that you may not read about in books like "What to Expect When You're Expecting". (Note: this will not be all encompassing -- every woman is different, and every birth is different!) Labor: Contractions c ... Read on »
C-Section, Induced Labor More Common with Epilepsy by Medline Plus Posted Wed 22 Sep 2010 12:46pm Wednesday, September 22, 2010    By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women with epilepsy, particularly those on anti-seizure medications, may have higher rates of cesarean section and heavy bleeding after delivery than other women, a new study finds. ... Read on »
Medical and Non-Medical Programs for Birth - A Feminist Perspective by Liana Voia by Liana Voia Posted Sun 19 Feb 2012 1:19pm  1. IntroductionHypnosis is an ancient therapeutic modality that has been used under various forms and known under different names in many cultures for thousands of years. Hypnotic or trance-like techniques/rituals had been used in the past by the village midwives, shamans, healers, spiritual figures. Today, it is mainly practised by certified/lay ... Read on »
No Higher Risks After Heavy Postpartum Bleeding by Medline Plus Posted Tue 29 Jan 2013 11:02am Women who bleed heavily after giving birth aren't at any higher risk of most complications during their next pregnancy, according to a new UK study. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bleeding Disorders , Health Problems in Pregnancy , Postpartum Care Read on »
Easing Back Into a Fitness Routine After Birth by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 07 May 2012 10:01pm As seen on the Lamaze Giving Birth With Confidence website I remember chatting with a friend about a month before I was due with my son about my post-baby gym routine. At that time, I was an avid morning gym goer-6:30 am spin classes- things one can do before baby! I was under the great delusion that I would miss a couple of week ... Read on »
Breastfeeding by Natalie S. Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 11:25am Why should I breastfeed? Here are just some of the many good reasons why you should breastfeed your baby:     * Breast milk is the most complete form of nutrition for infants. Breast milk has just the right amount of fat, sugar, water, and protein that is needed for a baby's growth and development. Most babies find it easier to digest br ... Read on »
Pregnant Running: What I'll Change by Ashley M. Posted Thu 26 Jun 2014 7:21pm So, it's not secret that I'm having second thoughts about my marathon training . Blame in on the move (which is insane right now -- our sellers was $500 to use their garage for one day before closing!), blame it on the weather (so hot and humid -- can't imagine 20-milers in mid-August), or blame on it (crazy) baby fever . . . but I go back and fo ... Read on »
A birth story from Budapest by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 Jan 2010 9:52am A Birth Story from Budapest This was written by a fellow Frontier Midwifery student, Amanda Perkins. I have cut and pasted it below, because you need to have a subscription to go to the above link. **************************** Rapid breaths whispered through my throat in time with the pulsating screams coming from the labour room. My ... Read on »