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That amazing moment when your dream finally enters this world and becomes a reality.

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.

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.

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.

Returning home with baby

The first weeks following the birth of your baby go by like a blur. With the life-change that bringing baby home is, it helps to be prepared. Read more to find out which items are must-haves and which you can do without.

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.

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?

Do you know the risks of anesthesia?

Anesthesia can present specific risks in a medical setting. Often overlooked, possible anesthesia errors concern position-related injuries, oxygen deprivation, spinal cord injury, failure to maintain blood pressure, and other provider-related errors which may jeopardize a patient’s health.

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.

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.

What No One Tells You About Pregnancy, Childbirth and Parenthood

Even if we get the nine-month preparatory period, plenty of aspects of parenthood can be quite the cold shower when you’re least expecting it. Dawn Dais, author of “The Sh!t No One Tells You”, bares all about pregnancy, childbirth, and life with kids.