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

Preparing for Childbirth – The Power of Education

Being knowledgeable about childbirth helps you and your partner experience a profoundly empowering birth. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Lael Stone, Childbirth Educator, Doula, Post Natal Counselor and Aware Parenting Instructor on the power of education for an empowered birth.

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.

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.

Signs of labor

'Is this it?' Erm, maybe not. No clue which signs mean impending labor? This article will help you decipher what's happening and if running to the delivery room is a must.

When Your Surrogate Gives Birth

Birth is a fitting culmination of experiences, and especially so when it is your surrogate giving birth. Whilst we can never be truly ready in dealing with all that the arrival of a new little being entails, it helps to be prepared in the run up to this most beautiful and long-awaited day.

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.

Medical Negligence During Childbirth

When a birth injury is the result of medical negligence, you have a right to file a medical malpractice claim. Dreaming of Baby speaks with the law firm Pegalis & Erickson, LLC on what constitutes medical negligence and what parents should know about the medical malpractice claim process.

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.

New Baby? Tips for Saving Money

Taking the time to shop wisely can save you a substantial amount of your hard-earned money. Danielle Jones, from freebiesforacause.com, herself a mom of seven, shares tips on how to limit the cost of daily purchases for the family by shopping smart.

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.