Everything you need to know about natural childbirth.
Castor oil is a laxative, meaning that it makes the body poop and clears out the bowels. Bowel stimulation also stimulates the uterus, leading to contractions, which is why people use castor oil to induce labor. Unfortunately, rubbing castor oil on the belly does not induce labor it must be taken by mouth. #labor #birth #naturalbirth #pregnancy #thirdtrimester #hospitalbirth #homebirth
At every birth, no matter what, there’s a dynamic that catches new parents off guard. Parents that have been there, done that, know all too well what this is. And these seasoned parents – they wish they had been better prepared for it. Knowing what was coming would have made all the difference. #birth #mama #labor #childbirth #naturalbirth #hospitalbirth #cesareanbirth #thirdtrimester
A perfect solution is to put the beverage of choice in ice cube trays, freeze it, and then use it in a glass of water to make ice water with a splash of Gatorade. And to boot? It’s pretty to look at. “Without adequate nutrition, women’s bodies will begin to use fat as an energy source, increasing acidity of the blood in the mother and infant, potentially reducing uterine contractions and leading to longer labor and lower health scores in newborns.”
I have found many, many ways to decrease the suffering of women and to make birth more enjoyable. And yes, I believe birth can absolutely be enjoyable! From labor positioning, back labor, and breathing techniques, "Decreasing Labor Pains: A New Parents Guide" helps parents have an easier childbirth and transition to motherhood. #naturalbirth #hospitalbirth #third