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Does NATURE do Childbirth best – or can MAN improve on Nature?

Does NATURE do Childbirth best – or can MAN improve on Nature?

2014-02-18 03:41:51
Story by: Ros Vroom


Gosh, in the “old days” pregnant Moms and/or their Babies died in huge numbers.   Nowadays our Maternal and Newborn mortality rates are way down, and I am so thankful that MODERN DAY MEDICINE can step in during life and death situations – and literally save the day. But I do wonder if we as Health Professionals always make the best decision when the situation is not serious or life-threatening. Something as simple as wanting a baby to be born at a CONVENIENT time.   And here I mean inducing labor with drugs like syntocinon (synthetic oxytocin) for non-medical reasons.   By non me…Read More

The shocking truth about how Sleep Deprivation affects new Moms

The shocking truth about how Sleep Deprivation affects new Moms

2013-10-01 07:35:58
Story by: Ros Vroom


Are you having trouble sleeping at the moment? If you do, then you are one of the 84% of pregnant Mums who experience insomnia a few nights a week. This is according to the US National sleep Foundation of America Poll in 2007 – btw that seems to be the most recent poll that includes specifically pregnant women and new Mums. What you might not want to know is that if you are having sleeping problems now – you are likely to get even less sleep after your baby is born! I’ve just finished reading Jodi A Mindell’s “Sleep deprived no more” who investigates sleeping problems in pregnancy …Read More

Visitors After the Baby – 10 Tips

Visitors After the Baby – 10 Tips

2013-09-03 12:06:26
Story by: Amy Morrison


Do you feel special when you're pregnant? Well, step aside, Lady, because a baby is here and people love babies. The dilemma that comes with having this little rock star in your home now is that billions of people will want to come visit it. Some will be helpful some will not. So here are a few handy tips I've picked up along the way so you're able to show your magnificent little miracle off to the world like Simba in the Lion King. Don't let anyone stay with you that you can't cry in front of or you can't tell to "shutup". There may be a few people that offer to stay with you when the…Read More