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Help For Pregnancy Nausea
Pregnancy nausea commonly begins around the 6th week of pregnancy and commonly resolves around 12 weeks. Sometimes referred to as "morning sickness," pregnancy nausea is not limited to mornings! And although most nausea has improved or dissipated by the second trimester, some women feel nauseated their entire pregnancy.
For some, it's a minor annoyance, and for some, it can be debilitating.
Is Water Birth a Safe Option?
The short answer is yes, we believe waterbirth is safe, based on our experience, along with the current literature. We have seen that immersing in a tub of warm water benefits laboring mothers by helping them relax, helping them to get into comfortable positions, making it easier to cope with contractions, and decreasing their perception of pain. If our client chooses to stay in the pool to birth the baby, we have not seen any increase of adverse outcomes for the baby in our practice.
Your Due Date May Be Like the First Day of Fall
Everybody who's been in Arkansas for any length of time knows to not expect Fall at the end of September. We already know it's going to be awhile longer before we start feeling fall temperatures. Even though we know that, it's still a little of a bummer when the first day of fall gets here...and it's still summer.
It reminds me of the end of my pregnancies...