Whether you’re a first time mom, a seasoned pro, planning for a VBAC, or pregnant with twins, it’s important to know when to go to the hospital for labor. Many women use the rule of thumb 5-1-1, and others use 4-1-1, while others go on different information entirely. Which is right for you?
Are you a first-time mom and just curious about how babies are treated after delivery? Here are five things you should be aware of straight from a labor and delivery nurse of almost 20 years. Learning these ahead will help prepare yourself and allow you to create the perfect birth plan for you. If you want to know more about pregnancy, labor and delivery, pullingcurls.com offers the best classes. Go check it out. #laboranddelivery #birth #baby #pregnancy #pregnancytips
If you are nearing the end of your pregnancy, it is best to do your research, prepare, and make a labor checklist in preparation for labor. One thing you need to research is whether getting an IV is necessary. Getting an IV at labor and delivery is a common occurrence especially when it’s hospital labor. Do you really need it? Everything you know about getting an IV is in this blog─its use, how long it is needed, and other safe options for you. #Pregnancytips #Getlaborstarted
When I was using an OBGYN for my pregnancies our visits were short and rushed. I typically spent more time waiting for my appointment than in my actual appointment. Even though the staff was friendly and helpful, I felt like just a number. #Pregnancy #postpartum #birth #hospitalbirth #thirdtrimester #naturalbirth #informedconsent #momlife
Chances are, you’ve spent the past several months dreaming of the day you finally get to meet baby. Your due date is approaching, and you know it’s time to pack your hospital bag. If you’re not sure where to start, here are some ideas. Here's what you'll need to pack for labor and after—and what you don't—in your hospital bag. #maternityshoot #ivf #pregnancyannouncement #newbornphotography #kids #health #fertility #pregnantlife #newmom #babylove #schwanger #mother #photooftheday #mommytobe
You wanted to know if you should shave or wax before coming in to Labor & Delivery. And really, this is a personal choice. We’re going to talk about ALL The facets of shaving any parts of your body while pregnant, and at the end, I’ll give the honest opinion of your health providers when you’re “baring it all” down under.The fact is, your birthing team really will not care what your pubic hair looks like-the most important thing is that you are comfortable. #labor #birth #pregnancy #postpartum