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Labor and Birth

Spinal Block

Facts About the Spinal Block Procedure A spinal block is a spinal anesthesia often called a “spinal.” In this procedure, a narcotic or anesthetics such

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Can You Get a Tattoo While Pregnant?

Maybe you’ve thought of remembering this special time in your life by getting a tattoo, or maybe you have concerns about existing tattoos during pregnancy.

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Planning and Preparing

How a Doula Makes Birth Easier

How a Doula Makes Your Birth Easier Doulas increase your chances of having a normal, vaginal birth. Statistics show that when possible, it is safest

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Labor and Birth

Assisted Delivery

What is an assisted delivery? Near the end of the pushing stage, it might become apparent that mother and baby need a little extra help

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Labor and Birth

How to Avoid a Cesarean Birth

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) have released new recommendations to help new moms avoid cesarean