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Epidural Use

New data just came out talking about how often epidurals are used in labor and when. The numbers might surprise you: only 61% of moms used epidural anesthesia for labor. Here are some of the highlights:…Read Full Post

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What will you wear postpartum?

You’ve probably given some thought about what you will or won’t wear in labor.  But when you start packing your bag for labor, don’t forget about what you will wear after you’ve had the baby….Read Full Post

Coached Pushing

We’ve all seen women screamed at in labor, “PUSH!” (That’s called coached pushing or purple pushing.) It never looked like a good idea to me and it certainly didn’t feel great either, the one time I personally tried it. Now studies suggest that wha…