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Natural Birthing Methods: Know Your Options

Although the percentages are shifting annually, 70% of women are giving birth vaginally. How they choose to go about it varies: Some will prepare with classes from Lamaze or the Bradley Method, some plan to opt for pain relief from … More »

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Planning Ahead: Deciding Where to Deliver

Just like in real estate, delivery is all about location, location, location. Whether you feel reassured in a medical environment, at ease in a birthing center or more comfortable in your own home, where you decide to give birth to … More »

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Know Your Options: Pain Relief During Childbirth

If your baby is entering the world through a vaginal delivery and you’re not keen on feeling the pain, you can opt for pain relief. Or even if you intend to go drug free, it’s still a good idea to … More »

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What is Gestational Diabetes?

Affecting about 3-5% of all pregnancies, gestational diabetes is one of the top concerns related to pregnancy. But if you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes (sometimes referred to as “glucose intolerance”), there is no need to panic; it is a … More »

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