Water is essential for good
health. Pure water (nothing mixed in) is best for re-hydration of the body.
Bottled or filtered water may be necessary, depending on your water source at your home or workplace. In the mother, water acts as a solvent and catalyst for biological
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 your care provider is expecting you to be
influenced by risk factors for uterine rupture, I think it is fair to look at
all the other risk factors of pregnancy and labor in order to create a bigger picture and put things
Happy New Year!! Wishing all of our readers many blessings as you welcome the new year. I trust your holidays were wonderful and that you are looking forward to all the promise of a fresh slate.
These are probably going to keep being evening editions - thank you for your patience as we ramp up posting again in the New Year. I am really placing a high value on being Peaceful Mama for my kiddos, which means that being on the computer is taking a back seat to homeschooling and teaching classes this season.
Today’s post is going to be short and sweet. We had a great question come up in class on
Friday night. Since we are not medical
professionals, I am going to remind you that my Bradley™ teacher hat requires
me to say that you are in charge of doing your own research and drawing your own
The set up: We were
reviewing information from the previous class on vaginal exams, and reminding
students that *anything* going upstream once the membranes have ruptured has the
potential to introduce infection.