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How Safe Is The Hospital During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

Safety is a relative term. If you feel safe, you are safe. This COVID 19 pandemic has changed how we do so many things. Where some hospitals are requiring COVID tests, and are preventing doulas and partners from being with laboring women, the real question might be, “Where can I give birth safely, and freely, …

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THANKSGIVING IS NOT A REASON FOR INDUCTION OF BIRTH

You are almost ready to give birth. You are exhausted and praying for labor to begin. Then your doctor says he can induce your labor so you can have your baby before Thanksgiving Holiday. BEWARE!!! Although this sounds great, it may be your worst nightmare. Labor induction is not always a cakewalk. In fact, many times, once …

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