I am a nurse but not an OB nurse. However, friends who have had c-sections have told me the following when it comes to vaginal birth after a c-section: There are criteria that your OB will use to determine if it is safe for you to deliver naturally after a c-section. This information leads to (more)
I have heard many babies named some of the older and traditional names, such as Abigail and Henry, but they may not be unique. Friends who had babies of late had some cute names for the little ones, such as: Brooks Kadence Lorelei Mina Elina Emerson I was also surprised to see my grandmother's strange (more)
This is such a devastating experience for your friend. I agree with the acknowledgement that a real loss has occurred and that there are no words that can make this feel right again. The idea of attending the home with a care pack of food and self care items like a candle and plant are (more)
Pelvic girdle pain, also called symphysis pubic dysfunction (SPD), occurs in around 20% of pregnancies. Its symptoms can vary from mild discomfort to extreme pain. Lifestyle changes and exercise help manage this pain in most cases.