As a stay-at-home mom whose house is in constant use, I must ask all potential visitors, Please don’t drop by unannounced…unless I am nesting. Then and only then does my humble abode resemble a Holiday Inn suite. My typical perfectionist tendencies increase in proportion to my belly when a baby is due. And choosing to… More Now that I’m Nesting, You’re More than Welcome.
The initial birth experience is notorious for being a long and arduous affair, but also an excellent learning experience. Second births tend to be less difficult, not only due to shorter labor times, but also better maternal preparation. Whitney Minten put everything in place to not have a repeat of her first birth – twenty-three… More Birth Story Interview: A well-prepared for, yet surprising second birth
Louisiana exceeds the national average regarding incidences of labor inductions, epidurals, and cesarean section births. These statistics are disturbing to many pregnant women preparing for birth, yet there is hope for better birth options. This positive shift is due to an increasing number of women who have begun to equate medical management with health risks… More Your Choice of Birth: Baton Rouge Birth Options Increasing
1. I don’t have to worry about my husband thinking he’s found an excuse to fulfill his Indie 500 dreams when we’re on our way to the hospital. 2. Labor is not the time to mix and mingle with strangers. 3. A midwife doesn’t ask me 20+ already-answered questions while I’m trying to concentrate on labor… More Top 10: reasons to birth at home.