What Is a Normal Rate of Progression for Labor?

f you're pregnant, you've probably received tons of advice regarding what you can expect from your labor--how long it will take, how intense it will be, how you'll feel after, and on and on. Turning to your doctor for advice can lend some much-needed relief from all the voices. However, many people's tendency is to accept all medical predictions for labor as absolute, set-in-stone truth--and where baby's well-being is concerned, it in fact often (and understandably!) feels like there's no other choice.

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Doula Care: Insights from a Seasoned Childbirth Professional

So what exactly can you expect from doula care anyway? Sure, a doula helps you remember to breathe, and she comes to your birth, but what does that really mean? If you're interested in learning more about the specific type of care that a doula can offer your birth, there's a podcast that you should absolutely be listening to.

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