Giving Birth in the NHS: Understanding the Alternatives

Giving Birth in the NHS: Understanding the Alternatives

When it comes to giving birth in the UK, expectant mothers have several options on where the delivery will take place. Most assume that the maternity unit through an NHS hospital is the only choice, but there are also childbirth centres and an option for home births when that makes the most sense for the mother and her family. Read more

Postpartum Depression: 8 Natural Treatments

Postpartum Depression: 8 Natural Treatments

80% of new mothers experience feelings of sadness, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Learn some strategies to help the new moms you know cope with this transitional time, as well as recommended therapies for the most serious condition, postpartum depression. Read more

Tips for Healthy Sleep During Pregnancy

Tips for Healthy Sleep During Pregnancy

For many pregnant women, getting a good night’s sleep can be quite challenging. The body undergoes significant physiological and hormonal stages throughout the pregnancy, and these adjustments can wreak havoc on one’s routine sleep schedule. Cramps and aches, frequent trips to the bathroom and other distractions can disrupt sleep patterns, leaving women feeling tired and… Read more