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The Truth About Pregnancy and Childbirth

Updated on February 12, 2018
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Lela Davidson is a mother and writer, passionate about healthcare and education for women and children.


Pregnancy and childbirth can be some of the most exciting times of a woman's life, but they can also be very confusing. Everyone from your mother to your florist wants to give you advice. Here's a list of resources to satisfy your craving for information.

All About Momma

Early Symptoms of Pregnancy - When you think you might be pregnant, it helps to understand the earliest symptoms and what they really feel like.

Symptoms of Miscarriage - Miscarriage is a reality of many pregnancies. Rather than worry, know the signs.

Pregnancy Week-by-Week Series - Welcome to the nitty gritty. This article series takes you through the details of weeks 1 through 40.

Consider a Birth Doula to Improve Childbirth Experience - This article details the ways in which a doula, or birth assistant, can improve the quality of childbirth.

Cures for Morning Sickness - Tried and true relief for one of the most common and curable pregnancy symptoms!

Have You Considered....?

Best Pregnancy Books - Includes both helpful and amusing information.

How to Record Your Child's Life In Words - A pregnancy journal is an amazing addition to your child's recorded history. This article provides helpful tips for fitting in writing and organizing your thoughts.

Cord Blood: Private Banking vs. Public Donation - Our mothers never had to decide whether or not to harvest their baby's cord blood or what to do with it afterward. Start here to learn about today's choices.

Power of the Baby Playgroup - Support and companionship is essential for new parents. It's never too early to start investigating baby playgroups.

Name That Baby!

Choosing a Biblical Baby Name - Here are tips and resources for finding the right Biblical name for your baby.

Name Your Baby in Celebrity Style - Moon Unit, Apple, Suri? If you want to compete with celebs for uniqueness, start here for inspiration.

How to Name Your Baby - Some people choose their future baby's name long before they conceive. Others don't settle on the name until their baby leaves the hospital. This article gives expectant parents some food for thought.

Getting Ready for Baby

Busy Parents Should Consider Online Grocery Shopping - In addition to a packed freezer, nothing beats groceries delivered to your door.

Freeze Favorites to Cut Cooking Time in Half - This article is targeted at parents, but having a few meals in the freezer will make those first to weeks home from the hospital much easier!

How and When to Talk to Kids About Pregnancy - Not your first time around the block? Get tips about telling your other children about what's ahead for your family.


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    11 years ago

    The same thing happened to me. Ive heard that story so often! However for women who it just wont give ... a resource book like that would be awesome!

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    11 years ago

    I was told i had to induce labor an a day was scheduled and then when i was about to go in that day I went into labor. Sometimes there no need to rush!

  • Lela Davidson profile imageAUTHOR

    Lela Davidson 

    11 years ago from Bentonville, Arkansas

    I think I could write a book on the ways I attempted to induce my own labor!

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    11 years ago

    What a great array of resources here! I have all of your book recommendations! Check out my lens on helping women who are overdue with ways to induce labor naturally at home.


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