Category Archives: Birthing information

Clear Drapes for C-Sections: Would You Have Them?

According to the NHS, around one in every four to five pregnant women in the UK has a C-section, with the percentage of babies born this way on a steady incline–last year’s stats up by 11% in 5 years. It’s far from an uncommon procedure; but it does have significant differences from natural birth: apart from the actual procedure, a major difference is the inherent disconnection between the mother and the physical birth process–but in the US, at least, that may be about to change.

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Doctor Shares Ultimate ‘Push Playlist’ for Labour

If you’re scouring the net for ways to keep you zen in the delivery room – music is one of the most powerful methods of helping you push through to the finish line.

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According to Jacques Moritz, M.D., an OBGYN at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City, putting together a ‘push playlist’ of your favourite tunes can really help make labour and delivery feel a bit more, uh, “enjoyable”. Continue reading