Category Archives: pain relief

What to do in Labor: Part 1- Hydrotherapy

I’m writing a series of posts looking at some labor basics that are useful for both moms and birth partners to know. First off, Hydrotherapy. Really, hydrotherapy’s just a fancy word for the idea that water can make us feel … Continue reading

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What new research on epidurals is telling us: “It’s all about timing and context”

“Epidurals are largely misunderstood,” argues Ceridwen Morris in a review of Slate’s recent article, The Truth About Epidurals at the popular parenting website, Babble. As they tease out the lessons from most recent research on the subject, both pieces offer … Continue reading

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