Archive for 'Labor & Delivery'
Posted on04. Dec, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
When your child is in the NICU it can be a very emotional time for your family. It’s incredibly hard on your entire family both mentally and physically when your baby is born prematurely. The questions, the not knowing what’s in store, and the time spent in the hospital can take a toll on those […]
Posted on29. Oct, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
When delivery day comes, it’s always one of extreme excitement but there’s no doubt it’s also a hectic day as well. And whoever is to be joining mom during the birth, needs to be just as prepared to welcome the new little one into the world as mom is. To help with that, I’ve got […]
Posted on01. Oct, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
As if having a baby wasn’t enough, you’re not done, mama. There’s still the postpartum part of delivering your child that you need to be concerned with. If this is your first child then you may not be aware of what to fully expect once you bring your bundle of joy home. Fear not, though. […]
Posted on15. Aug, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Recovering from a C-section isn’t like recovering from a vaginal delivery. There is a lot more caution to be had in your recovery and you’ll likely be in more discomfort for a little while longer than if you were to have delivered your baby vaginally. Recovery from any major event is always easier if you […]
Posted on13. Aug, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Delivering a baby is hard work, there’s no argument there. But you may be wondering how the healing happens in the days and weeks following your labor and delivery. Your body has a great healing process it goes through after labor and delivery but that doesn’t mean you won’t be sore from the ordeal. Here […]
Posted on30. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Even though not all of us mamas wanted to find out the gender of our child while they were still in utero, I’m sure that we all have wondered what we were having at one point or another. While these tales don’t always lend themselves true in any or all cases, it’s still a fun […]
Posted on07. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Inductions can happen for a number of reasons. However, if it’s not absolutely medically necessary to induce labor then sometimes it’s best to let it happen on its own. So long as you and your baby aren’t in any life-threatening danger, then you always have the option to say no to any practice that can be considered […]
Posted on25. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
We’ve all heard stories or read articles about childbirth, but I’m willing to bet that there are some things that you’ve never heard about. Whether moms find them embarrassing or we simply just forget to pass them on as details when we talk about our own births, either way they have the ability to happen during […]
Posted on30. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Envisioning how you want your labor and delivery to go is something that you should give a lot of thought to. Deciding to go about it naturally is a wonderful goal to keep in mind. Studies show that natural childbirth is beneficial to both mother and child as it allows for the both of you […]
Posted on14. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
After you deliver your child, you will then be seen by your doctor or midwife anywhere from 4-6 weeks postpartum to ensure that you are healing correctly from your labor. If you delivered via C-section, then you will be seen sooner than the 4-6 weeks so that the doctor can examine your incision to correctly […]