you have had a previous cesarean, this is THE “drop” word for many care
providers when they have their “informed consent” talk with patients for
Today I want to take a look at several other complications related to labor and
delivery. If you are going to be
influenced by risk factors for uterine rupture, I think it is fair to look at
all the other risk factors in order to create a bigger picture and put things
Pregnancy is generally considered a healthy time in a woman’s life.
I got a desperate text this week from an alumni mom. A mama in her circle heard these words from
her OB, “Nothing good happens after 40 weeks,” as a reason for her to schedule
All I could think, was, "WOW!" and how grateful I was that our care providers did not have that belief.
I want to preface this post by
clearly stating that this is not medical information,
nor am I medical professional. What follows are consideration and discussion points for a
couple who is thoughtfully weighing their options.
Ideas to Have a Safe Pregnancy During the Summer Months - Hello, Mr. Sun!
Tina Lebedies, a Bradley Method® instructor in Queen Creek,
Arizona, suggested I write a post about staying healthy through the summer. As the heat in Arizona and other arid states
is starting to climb, and humidity is starting to build in the rest of the
United States, I figured this was a perfect time to address that topic. As the sun gets stronger and the temperatures
gets hotter, it is important to take extra precautions to stay hydrated and
cool if you are pregnant through the summer months.