Having a C-section can still include delayed cord clamping, skin-to-skin contact, and many other options you typically see with a vaginal birth.
When deciding what’s best for you and your baby, following these six steps will help you ask the right questions and make choices with all the information you need.
B.R.A.I.N. is a useful technique that can help you weigh the pros and cons of any decision during pregnancy, birth, and beyond.
While both types of birth workers support people through all stages of pregnancy (including postpartum), midwives and doulas play very different roles.
The priceless support doulas provide is often out-of-reach for people who can’t afford their fees. But more and more, there are ways to find low-cost or even free doula services. This article provides a roadmap to finding the support you need and deserve.
Inspired by Jasmine and LaShanda's conversation in Birth Explained: The Beauty of Biology, here's a worksheet to help you give your body the 'thank you' it deserves. After all it has gone through and done for you and your baby, give it a little love!
Coming up with a birth plan and making decisions will be easier if you have sorted out what matters most to you. Use this worksheet to think about your priorities so you can weigh your options.
Use this worksheet to organize your birth plan and share with your support team what matters most to you during labor and birth.
Birth isn’t easy, physically or emotionally. Take the time to identify and organize your sources of support for labor and birth.
Even if you're not the one giving birth, going through the birth experience and becoming a parent can be hard. Asking for help is an amazing way to care for yourself and your family. Start by identifying and organizing your sources of support.