Is your goal to arrive at the hospital  while in transition, or right before? Here's how to labor at home as long as possible before heading to the hospital.

How to Labor at Home as Long as Possible

Is your goal to arrive at the hospital while in transition, or right before? Here's how to labor at home as long as possible before heading to the hospital. This is what I would like to do if my husband doesn't force me to the hospital.

Oh my goodness YOU GUYS!  This is the best thing I've read on how to get through labor without drugs.  It's AMAZING! Check it out!

How to Get Through Transition Without an Epidural

Wondering how to cope through transition without an epidural? Here's what you can expect during the transition phase of labor and how to cope like a boss.

Why it is important to delay #clamping or cutting the #umbilical-cord "at least" until it has stopped pulsating and blanched white.  (It is even better to wait till the placenta has delivered).

Why it is important to delay clamping or cutting the umbilical-cord "at least" until it has stopped pulsating and blanched white. (It is even better to wait till the placenta has delivered).

Generally speaking, these are not what are usually referred to as fun to do (!), but these exercises, along with Kegels, can prove to be an essential part in preparing the perineum for birth. "Perineum Massage" (10 Steps To Prepare The Perineum For Birth)

Perineum “Massage” (10 Steps to Prepare the Perineum for Birth)

Generally speaking, these are not what are usually referred to as fun to do (!), but these exercises, along with Kegels, can prove to be an essential part in preparing the perineum for birth. "Perineum Massage" Steps To Prepare The Perineum For Birth)

I'll admit it. This is a VERY reactionary post. I saw this list: 27 Dumbest Things Dads Have Said in the Delivery Room and it bugged me. Because in the many births I've attended, the amazing, supportive, helpful and loving partners have far, far outweighed the fumbles. And I'm really tired of the…

This is a VERY reactionary post. I saw this list: 27 Dumbest Things Dads Have Said in the Delivery Room and it bugged me. Because in the many births I've attended, the amazing, supportive, helpful and loving partners have far, far outweighe

Most doctors and nurses want to wipe vernix off of baby immediately after birth. Don't let them! Vernix offers so many benefits for baby when you rub it in. http://www.mamanatural.com/vernix/

Vernix: Don’t Wash It Off, Rub It In

Most doctors and nurses want to wipe vernix off of babies immediately after birth. Vernix offers so many benefits for baby when you rub it in.

Pregnant for the first time? Getting a little worried about labor? This labor advice is AWESOME for first time moms to be.

The Hands-Down Best Labor Advice Ever

Pregnant for the first time? Getting a little worried about labor? This labor advice is AWESOME for first time moms to be- actually any mommy to be no matter how many times you've gone through labor and delivery.

Mom and Baby - infographic on reasons for skin to skin contact immediately following delivery

Mom and Baby - Wait for the Weight and Bond With Baby First! (First moments after birth) - Lamaze

This photo series gets up close and personal to the experience of giving birth.

Photos Show What Childbirth Really Looks Like

MATERNAL GRACE // Stunning capture by received an Honorable Mention in the 2016 International Association of Professional Birth Photographers

A Nurse's Guide to What's Actually Happens During the Postpartum Period

A Nurse's Guide to What Actually Happens During the Postpartum Period

The new mom's guide to the postpartum period, from a nurse's perspective.

10+ Powerful Photos Of Dads In The Delivery Room To Celebrate Father's Day

10+ Powerful Photos Of Dads In The Delivery Room To Celebrate Father’s Day

* Read it Carefully * There was a man whose wife was pregnant, One day they were eating, along the line the woman fell down and died.

The #Ultimate hospital bag checklist for the mom-to-be

Supernanny Has Your Baby Care Tips

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