Postpartum

Cerebral Palsy is considered a birth injury. Find out why.

Cerebral palsy is an incurable condition typically caused by damage to the brain before or at birth. Receiving this diagnosis for your baby can be devastating. Speaking to a cerebral palsy lawyer can help you decipher the why and how.

Reducing the risk of medical errors during childbirth

Although unfortunate, the risk of medical errors in pregnancy and childbirth is very real. Experienced medical malpractice lawyers at Pegalis and Erickson, LLC have identified various factors that could limit the risk of negligence or medical malpractice during pregnancy and childbirth.

Birth Injuries – Identifying risk factors and possible malpractice

A birth injury can be detected at birth or even later on when your child fails to meet specific development milestones. Medical malpractice attorneys at Pegalis and Erickson, LLC have identified a number of symptoms to look out for that may indicate a birth injury, both in newborns and older children.

Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health in Pregnancy and After

Pregnancy and birth bring with them substantial changes. Whilst it’s normal to feel overwhelmed at times, episodes of sadness and helplessness should not be taken lightly. Mental health and wellbeing during pregnancy and after are as important as your physical health. There are ways to help you take care of your mental health during pregnancy and as new parents.

Pregnancy and Mental Health

Mental Health is an important yet often overlooked subject when it comes to having a healthy pregnancy and post-pregnancy. We asked a number of healthcare professionals as well as a mom who experienced such concerns to share insight on mental health in pregnancy.

Orgasms After Childbirth – The Role of Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

The pelvic floor muscles have an important role to play in female orgasmic response. Simply put, orgasms go beyond reproduction. Brent Reider highlights the true role of the clitoris and orgasms in a woman's overall well-being.

What is a Doula?

What does a Doula really do? Darby Morris, founder of Sweetbay Doula, goes in-depth into the role of the doula and the support they provide.

Informed Choice in Childbirth and the Postpartum

Making informed decisions based on a knowledge of available options is a step towards a more positive and empowering childbirth and postpartum experience. Jamie Slotter, The Homesteading Doula, speaks with Dreaming of Baby on the power of informed choice at every stage of labor and the less talked about fourth trimester once baby is home.

Home with Baby: How to Thrive Post-Birth

You've just arrived home with a new baby. Now what? Whilst many are very eager to share their birth story, what happens once baby is born is many's best-kept-secret. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Chaya Kasse Valier, a Doula and Author of Second Labor: Mothers Share Post-Birth Stories.

Preparing for Parenthood and Beyond: Tips for Budgeting and Saving

With child-related expenses always on the rise, it's wise to be financially prepared for parenthood. Nicole Merritt from jthreeNMe, shares with us some budgeting and saving tips for life with kids.