How to Push a Baby Out Fast

How to Push a Baby Out Fast

In HypnoBirthing, we break childbirth into 2 phases: labor and birth. Labor is when the cervix is thinning and opening to prepare for the baby to move down through the birth path. The actual birth phase is when the baby is moving down the birth path (vagina) and out...
Exercising While Pregnant: Why You Should Be Doing It!

Exercising While Pregnant: Why You Should Be Doing It!

It is commonly understood that exercising while pregnant is important. But why exactly? While exercising does not guarantee that your birth will be shorter or “pain-free”, it does engage the major muscles that are needed in childbirth. This means that you are priming...
10 Tips for Turning a Breech Baby

10 Tips for Turning a Breech Baby

In the United States, an ultrasound is typically scheduled for 35 weeks of pregnancy. Providers are looking for a few different things during this imaging, one being the position of the baby. The optimal position for childbirth is a baby in the head-down position....
5 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Birth Doula

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Birth Doula

When one parent suggests hiring a doula (and it’s the dad/partner more often than you think), one of the most common responses the other parent expresses is “Do we really need one?” Partners may feel like supporting the mom/birthing person is their job. The...
Postpartum Healing

Postpartum Healing

Most families spend a significant amount of time preparing for labor and birth when they are expecting a new baby (or babies). But what happens when the dust settles, and you are home with your new baby? All the attention is usually given to the baby, but during the...