Monthly Archives: June 2010

Affirmations for Pregnancy

Affirmations for Pregnancy Affirmations are statements that you use to help instill a sense of positivity in your mind about a particular subject. You use these short phrases and sentences to help your mind hear a positive message that you … Continue reading

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Pain in Labour: Your hormones are your helpers

Pain in Labour: Your hormones are your helpers © Dr Sarah J Buckley 2005 http://www.sarahjbuckley.com First published in Australia’s Parents Pregnancy, Autumn 1999, as “Your Hormones are your Helpers” This version updated July 2005 Imagine this. Your cat is pregnant, … Continue reading

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How Dilated Am I? Assessing Dilation in Labor WITHOUT an Internal Exam. (via Helping mothers give birth joyfully without fear)

If your water has broken either spontaneously or through an amniotomy this is even more important!! It's the magic question weighing on most laboring mothers' minds: (as well as the minds of her partner or birth attendants!) How much longer? … Continue reading

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