Talking about feelings is a skill that serves people well at all stages of their life. LCCE Mallory Emerson introduces us to the January Brilliant Activites for Birth Educators idea that helps facilitate conversations from the heart about the emotions surrounding pregnancy, birth, and parenting.
Many pregnant or nursing people are struggling to get solid evidence-based information from their doctors and midwives about the safety of taking specific medications during pregnancy. Where can they go for this info?
A new study - "A Randomized Trial of Text Messaging for Smoking Cessation in Pregnant Women" examined the impact of enrolling in Quit4Baby, a text-based smoking cessation program for pregnant people. were already participating in the Text4Baby program.
Before we say goodbye to November and Prematurity Awareness Month, I would like to introduce the November 2017 Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators activity idea that helps families to understand all that is happening at the end of pregnancy that impact the labor and the baby.
The grief of losing a child during pregnancy or after birth runs deep and hard for the person who is or was pregnant. It is important to also recognize that the nonpregnant person also has experienced a loss & has to deal with their own grief, as well as supporting the emotions of their partner.