Archive for January, 2012

Knowing what to expect gives you Power


Knowing what to expect during childbirth is important

Preparing for the birth of your baby can be an overwhelming and exciting task, particularly if you have never been through the childbirth process before. It can be scary to think about going into labor, worrying if you will know for sure when the time comes, scared to be alone during the process. But now, there are many options for making childbirth easier, and the birth of your child shouldn’t be quite so scary. There are many ways to prepare yourself for the birth of your child, you just have to choose which path to follow, and who’s advice you want to take.Your OB, GP or Midwife, can talk with you more about the birthing process, and can help you know what to expect. During routine exams throughout the pregnancy he or she will try to answer any questions that you may have, and provide you with booklets and videos that give you more information about pregnancy and birth. Your spouse or other loved one can come along with you to your appointments, to keep up with the progress you are making, and to ask any questions, or voice any concerns that they may have. Read more »

January 22nd, 2012  |  Published in Mom's preparation