A Baby Shower Alternative: Blessingways

You’ve received the wonderful news that a baby is on the way. It is your first (or second, or third) child and excitement abounds in the household and through your circle of friends. Since you are well loved, many people wish to through you a celebration of...

Finding the Perfect Doula

I gave birth the first time without a doula. This was unwise. I thought about hiring a doula, but we were strapped for cash, and I figured my husband could handle the coaching duties. This assumption was unwise. He, bless his heart, was absolutely useless. And my...

Women Giving Childbirth Videos

While watching women giving childbirth may be something many people have a hard time doing. It really is the best way to learn about what actually happens during birth. Many of these videos are representations of managed birth, knowing about what you want, and what...

Ectopic Pregnancy in Plain English

When women become pregnant the egg is fertilized at usually forms into a cute little human being within what is known as the womb. [tag]Ectopic pregnancy[/tag] occurs when the egg germinates outside of the uterus (womb). There are different reasons why this can happen...