How painful will my labor be?

How painful will my labor be? How long will my labor last? Will I be able to bear my labor pain? These are questions that come up time and again, in our Lamaze classes, as well as during antenatal check-ups at the Birthing Center. Is there pain in labor? Yes. We are not going to lie about this...

A Healthy Mother natural birth in Bangalore

Dec 18th, 2008:: This particular mom had attended my Prenatal Lamaze program in Hyderabad, but went to Bangalore for her delivery – Bangalore being where her mother lives. At the start of the antenatal program, she expressed to me that she was so afraid of labor pains, that she had instructed her...

What about C-section?

One of the oft repeated questions that would-be moms in my ante-natal programs ask is: What is the chance of my having a Caesarean Section (C- Section), and will I be able to deal with it? While this is not an easy question to answer, research, clinical studies and reported rates of C-sections in...