How Safe is Birth in the US?

Most new childbearing families feel a sense of comfort birthing in the US from a perceived belief that our developed status makes us less prone to less than ideal outcomes.  Reality, however, is not quite

Induction and the Membranes

Stripping the Membranes Sweeping the Membranes Stretch and Sweep Most of us have heard the terms at one point or another because many moms are induced and this procedure often precedes an induction.  It is

Emotional Stages of Postpartum

Most of us know about the emotional and physical signs of labor progression (and if you don't, consider signing up for the next EB local or online class)... however, we're still a little foggy on