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Using Gas During Labour – Pros and Cons

Using Gas During Labour - Pros and Cons

If you're considering using gas during labour, here's a comprehensive list of pros and cons of nitrous oxide (gas) while giving birth. Read More

Failure To Progress – 6 Things That Prolong Labour

Failure To Progress: 6 Things We Do That Prolongs Labour

Failure to progress is one of the most common reasons women are told they need a c-section. Here are 6 avoidable things we do that can prolong our labour. Read More


10 Shocking Birth Practices From The Past

10 Shocking Birth Practices From The Past

As you read these 10 shocking birth practices from the past, you'll be grateful for giving birth today. Find out what beliefs doctors had and what went on. Read More


Natural Birth – 5 Huge Benefits For Babies

Natural Birth – 5 Huge Benefits For Babies

Thinking about a natural birth? One way you can help make it happen is to get informed about the many benefits. Here are 5 ways natural birth helps babies. Read More

Vaginal Examinations – 7 Things You Should Know

Vaginal Examinations - 7 Things You Should Know

Vaginal examinations are very common during pregnancy and birth. However, there are 7 things you should know about intervening with a vaginal exam. Read More


Retained Placenta | Symptoms and Treatment

Retained Placenta | Symptoms and Treatment

A retained placenta occurs when all or part of the placenta doesn't separate after giving birth. Here are the causes, symptoms and treatment. Read More


Hospital Birth – Is It The Safest Option For Healthy Women?

Hospital Birth - Is It The Safest Option For Healthy Women?

In an article for New England Journal of Medicine, US Ob/Gyn, Doctor Neel Shah has spoken out about the safety of birth for low risk women in US hospitals. Read More

Study: Vaginal Birth Safer And Less Risky Than C-Section

Study: Vaginal Birth Safer And Less Risky Than C-Section

An analysis of 3.5 million US birth certificates has confirmed that c-sections carry a much higher risk for women than vaginal birth. Find out more here. Read More