Best and Worst Countries for Moms

How well are moms doing around the world?  This photo essay on countries of the world where moms are best off and worst off is an interesting look at how we can frame that question.

Breathing reduces labor pain, big deal. Wait, really? How?

posted by Laurie Chamberlin “What if I don’t want to practice breathing? It irritates me,” says a very pregnant Marianne during the breathing practice session of our birthing class. I’ve never had anyone say this before and I don’t have an answer right away. So, I take a breath and reply, “It’s probably difficult for […]