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It’s time to dust off those shelves that never see a dust rag, clean out those kitchen cabinets and my clothes closet.

How I Do It: Working mom Nadira Ford-Robbins

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Tag Archives: labor

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New guidelines released Thursday are aimed at reducing the spiraling cesarean delivery rate in the U.S.

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woman delivers baby in the drive way

Abigail Cain was on her way to the hospital Friday morning, when she just felt the need to push.

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Kate Middleton and I have a lot in common these days — or maybe not. I’ll let you decide.

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Thinking about having a cesarean? Check out this graphic.

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Both parents can get a little “punchy” in the labor-and-delivery room.

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Birth centers, midwives and home births weren’t for me.

I preferred to give birth twice in a hospital. Call me crazy but having my chubby arm squeezed by a blood pressure cuff every five minutes was comforting.

A homebirth would’ve caused me too much anxiety.

But it’s great that women have more birthing options, including the new Midwife’s Place in Bellevue.

I was a nervous wreck when I had my first daughter, Alejandra.

The pressure to get an epidural was overwhelming. And I’ll admit it, I eventually cracked.

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Posted on by Josie Loza
Posted in Mom Daily


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