Postpartum bleeding explained

Postpartum bleeding explained

No matter what type of birth experience, vaginal or cesarean, there will be postpartum bleeding. When the placenta detaches from the wall of the uterus there exists an open wound.  The majority of the bleeding that happens after birth come from this wound site. In...
Contraction Timing Made Easy

Contraction Timing Made Easy

As a doula and childbirth educator, I have heard from many people that the process of timing contractions is confusing. However, it’s a skill that is quite useful in labor. Many OB/GYNs and midwives recommend timing contractions and leaving for the hospital or birth...