Learn the facts about having a doula throughout your pregnancy on MommyPage. Mommies-to-be can read about what a doula is, the benefits of having a doula assist with the pregnancy and delivery, and the relationship a doula can have with the daddy-to-be!
For many decades, it has been the practice of gynecologists to immediately clamp and cut the umbilical cord after birth. More recently, there is increasing evidence supporting the benefits of waiting to cut the umbilical cord. It’s not that immediate clamping and cutting is harmful to the baby or mother, but that there are significant [...]
Social media outlets are abuzz with controversy today, ignited by Time Magazine’s latest cover featuring 26 year old mother Jamie Lynne Grumet breastfeeding her almost 4 year old son. This startling image is being used to illustrate an exploration into the world of “attachment parenting”, a parenting style rooted in the 1992 parenting guide “The [...]
Read about the fun and joy of planning a bay shower for yourself or for a pregnant friend! This MommyPage article takes a look at three different kinds of baby showers that are sure to delight you: the traditional shower, the themed shower, and the "mixed gender" shower!
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What is Gastroschisis? Gastroschisis is an opening in a baby’s abdomen usually to the right of the umbilical cord, which allows intestines, and sometimes the stomach, liver and other internal organs to protrude through. There is no sac or protective coating around the organs. “As the fetus grows, the opening may become smaller and may [...]
Expectant mothers can get all kinds of information on why their baby could be in a breech position for birth--on MommyPage! Learn why the shape of the mother can affect the way the baby is turned, as well as a few strategies you can employ to help your baby turn head down!
Learn how to tell if your baby is breech before birth on MommyPage! Mommies can read about two different methods of determining the baby's position--ultrasound or palpation--so they can be better prepared for the labor process!
Mommies-to-be everywhere can learn about the different kinds of breech positions and what to expect with each of them. This MommyPage article goes through the four types of breech positions that your baby could be in, and what doctors will most likely do in these situations.
Women can learn exactly what their bodies are doing when they go into labor! In this MommyPage article, you can read the stages of labor and what happens to you and your baby during each phase!
Expectant mothers can learn different methods of ensuring that their baby is face down for delivery on MommyPage! A breech birth can be difficult, so this article provides information on how to "flip" your baby so that labor is easier on both mother and child!