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Understanding the Signposts of Labor by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional labor. In active labor, the mother may experience -Mild contractions, similar to menstrual cramps... out all your pain management techniques too soon and be exhausted by the time you really need them. If labor begins...
Week 38: The Labor Watch Begins by Michelle H. Patient Expert The beginning of the end. This might possibly be the beginning of the longest time of pregnancy! While I try not to let every little baby hiccup and Braxton-Hicks contraction put me on alert for potential labor...
Don’t Just Kick Back & Relax, Get Active: It’s Labor Day by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Happy Labor Day! We sincerely hope if you’re reading this, that it’s not at work..., maybe you’re just grilling. Or, maybe there is still such a thing as a Labor Day parade...
Wednesday, Last Prenatal Visit and Labor Begins by Kathryn H. Patient Expert .  I felt like I was waiting for the kids to go to sleep before starting labor. At 10 pm I laid down... were under 8 minutes apart.  I called Corbin to confirm I was in labor and would call her soon and left...
Healthy Birth Blog Carnival: Let Labor Begin On It's Own by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Healthy Birth Blog Carnivalis up! Come on over and take a look at it. My post regarding prodromal labor is included in this Blog Carnival. Thanks Amy for putting together such a fantastic collection
My (42 hour labor) Birth Story by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional “turned the corner” into active labor, but did believe I was on the brink of it. Things slowly progressed... labor, but can offer you tools to get through whatever your labor turns out to be. I could not...
It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas by Taking Heart Registered Nurse tomorrow night. My first weekend back to work has been fairly pleasant. Several active labors... up with my own active labor patient. I'm sure God is trying to renew my faith in something I loved so much at one time...
And the craziness begins again by Nurse Lochia .. Patient Expert and more would come in, all in active labor. By the end of the night, we had 3 people walk in who wanted and epidural for labor.... There were several other labor patients there and as that mom was headed into the OR, 2 more moms walked up. One a labor and one...
sweet beginnings by stairstepmom Patient Expert " head circumference Apgars 8 and 9 Active Labor of 1 hour, 40 minutes (5 minutes of pushing!) I woke... labor was on its way. This was the first pregnancy to not only find me reach my due date...
The Begining...... by Pamela B. Patient ExpertHealth Maven the most active baby I had carried. It was constantly moving, or as I called it, rearranging its room. 20 weeks... begin to tell you all of the thoughts that were running through my head. I was so frightened. This time...

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