Tag: childbirth

Birth Story: Education and Support Leads to a Positive Birth Experience for One Local Mom

I absolutely love getting feedback like this! I like it even more when women are willing to share their positive birth stories. If you’re looking for empowerment and you want to achieve your ideal birth, your best chance for success is education and support. Take a Lamaze class and find someone you trust to stand by your side when you go into labor. Have a read: So, I wanted to share with you my giving birth experiences, before and after your Lamaze class. When I went into labor with my first baby, obviously I didn’t know too much about...

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Your Birth Lamaze Classes Now Offered Through City of Palmdale

Lamaze Classes Now in Palmdale Your Birth is excited to announce that Lamaze Childbirth Classes are now offered through the City of Palmdale Parks and Recreation Department! In partnership with the City of Palmdale, Your Birth will now be offering Lamaze Classes on Wednesday evenings beginning January 10th, 2018. Visit City of Palmdale website to sign up. Class sizes are limited.  Course registration is open so don’t wait…book your spot today! Lamaze Classes in Palmdale Wednesdays, 6 to 9 pm Legacy Commons 930 East Ave Q-9 Palmdale, CA, 93550   Legacy...

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Braxton Hicks or Labor Contractions

Many moms, whether first time moms, previous scheduled cesarean or induced moms get anxious wondering if they will prematurely go to their midwife or hospital due to Braxton Hicks, which are irregular contractions or “false labor”. While some Braxton Hicks are often unnoticeable, some can feel like real contractions, so this is a great tool in determining if those truly are labor producing contractions. With Braxton Hicks, they are infrequent, irregular and not usually intense. They also have no pattern, don’t intensify, aren’t predictable and will taper off and disappear. Some women don’t ever feel them and some only report feeling “uncomfortable”....

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