Induction and Length of Labor

Of late, we have had several new moms come to us for a lactation consult with their newborns. When they recount their first attempts at breastfeeding, it invariably ties in with their birth stories. A good number of them have recounted how “long” their (induced) labor was, and how then even though...

Vaginal Births after Two Cesareans – What Does Research Tell Us?

Over the past several years, I have had the opportunity to talk to several moms who have had a previous C-section, and want to try for a natural birth the second time around. In fact, we have helped some of these women birth their second baby naturally at our Healthy Mother Birthing Center. One of the...