During pregnancy, you will be having regular appointments with a doctor. It is important that you know how to make the most of each visit.
Doctors are very busy and will have a short allotment of time for each visit. Studies have shown that the average length of an appointment is 13 to 16 minutes. That gives very little time to get the attention you need.
Also, it has been determined that doctors will interrupt you within 12 to 23 seconds if you are speaking.
The “Kitchen Sink” can be anything of the right height: a chair back at the office, the desktop in the schoolroom, a window ledge, bathroom sink, countertop, cupboard, dresser, etc.
This exercise can be done each time you go to the sink (or to the chair, at your desk, kitchen counter, etc.). Through frequent practice, you will maintain good posture, give yourself quick relief from pelvic pressure, and you will improve circulation to the lower part of your body. Read more...
When you think that Natural Childbirth and Exercise are best for you and your baby, then you automatically BELIEVE in it. You have faith in the truth of your beliefs! It’s True because you know it is True! Not at all good logic, but we all indulge in our belief systems.
So nothing is more exciting than finding that there has been a scientific study to prove your Beliefs.
This has happened again and again to me. This recent information came through Twitter! The blessings of the Information Revolution and Social Media have given me this study that shows that exercising throughout pregnancy enhances brain activity in a baby at birth. Read more...
“Cost of Childbirth Is Too High for Individuals and Employers, Groups Say,” stated Elizabeth Palermo in the Huffington Post on July 5th, 2013.
For those of us who are proponents of Natural Childbirth, this comes as no surprise. If we women allow our Childbirth to become a medical event without our input and planning, then we are the ones who lose.
When women allow medical professionals to take over a normal natural function of the female body to turn it into a medical event we are no longer in charge of our bodies or our births. And we are contributing to the rising cost. Read more...