Moving during labor gives your baby space to rotate, align and descend. Belly dance, squat, walk; it’s all good! Read more
While having a positive result for Group B Strep is not on its own a big deal, it
does require you to get may result in you getting* one or more rounds of antibiotics while in labor. This can be disruptive, annoying and even painful. Read more
by Adriana Lozada
During a recent birth, the birthing mom was feeling peckish. This is a common state for her, as she usually goes about her day nibbling here and tasting there.
As we walked up and down labor floor corridors, she nibbled on power bars. After getting out of the tub, she gobbled up a cup of chocolate ice cream. But the best part was when – after finding out that the hospital cafe was having a special cheese tasting event (cheese tasting!), she sent her husband down to get some for her, and some for himself as well. She nibbled on aged gouda, and remarked that the chèvre was delish as she approached transition. She didn’t want any coconut water, but preferred ginger ale and a cranberry-grape juice combo while she pushed. Read more