How to Get Ready for Labor Induction

How to Get Ready for Labor Induction

As your due date gets closer, you might be picturing different scenarios of how you’ll go into labor. A contraction that has you gasping in pain? A dramatic splash when your water breaks? Or just a sudden backache? It might be something in between. One scenario...
When and How is Labor Induced?

When and How is Labor Induced?

Labor induction involves using medications or other methods to bring on labor. The thought of being induced makes some ladies excited about no longer being pregnant. Other women prefer a more natural birth experience and are against being induced.   First, we...
What Should I Pack in My Hospital Bag?

What Should I Pack in My Hospital Bag?

Once you’re around 32 weeks pregnant, you might find that the questions you’ll get from people switch from, “How are you feeling?” to “Is your hospital bag packed yet?”   It’s a good idea to start thinking about what...

4 Tips for Coping With a Long Labor

The average labor is usually 12-18 hours for a first pregnancy, not including inductions. However, sometimes labor lasts longer because of physical issues or your baby scooting into a better position. Other times, labor might last longer due to fear of becoming a...