Delivery

Empowered Childbirth

Liza Maltz speaks with Dreaming of Baby on the importance of finding the right care provider and the power of questions for an empowered birth.

C-sections: What You Need to Know

C-section births account for one in three of all births in the U.S. Dr. Natalie Sohn discusses the reasons for a C-section delivery, the differences between an urgent C-section and a planned one, the side-effects and possible complications, as well as c-section birth when the mom has a blood clotting disorder.

Labor Induction: Process, Risks, and Pain Relief

An induction of labor is when medication and other techniques are used to bring on labor. Dr. Monica Lee offers insight on all that you need to know about labor induction, including the why, the how, and the million dollar question we all have: is an induction more painful than a birth that starts on its own?

Finding Balance in Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Motherhood.

'While birthing a baby is not a unique phenomenon, birthing your special baby is a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence that no one else in this Universe will experience; you deserve to treat it like the tailor-made and sacred experience it is.' Bailey Gaddis talks balance, harmony, and bliss in pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood.

Food, Supplements, and Weight in Pregnancy

Dr. Anthony Shaya talks about what you should be eating more of, what you should be keeping away from, what's healthy in terms of weight gain, and how diet and labor may be connected.

The Woman’s Voice in Positive Birth

The Positive Birth Book: A new approach to pregnancy, birth and the early weeks, is the coming together of everything author Milli Hill experienced in her years of listening to mothers talk about birth, and writing about it. Milli speaks about the importance of listening to women, countering negative perceptions on birth, and staying positive in the run-up to and during birth.

Should I plan a home birth?

As education about pregnancy and birth becomes far more accessible, many women are once again opting to give birth in their own home. Kay Johnson, a Certified Nurse-Midwife, speaks about home births.

Treating Incontinence After Childbirth

Has childbirth left you with no control over your bladder? Many women experience incontinence after the birth of their child. Nonetheless, urinary incontinence should not be an acceptable side effect of childbirth. Brent Reider speaks about the effects of pregnancy on the pelvic floor and on regaining pelvic strength after childbirth.

Childbirth and Breastfeeding: the Power of Positivity, Perseverance and Support

Amber Hinds speaks with Dreaming of Baby on perseverance and support in breastfeeding, the power of positivity in birth, and the significance of confidence in the choices we make as parents.