Pregnancy & Birth

Childbirth Pain Comparison — Real Women’s Birth Stories

  Real Women Share How Painful Giving Birth Was for Them If you have never experienced childbirth pain, comparison of the pain of a variety of births might help you decide what kind of birth you’d like to have, and might also prepare you for what you personally might experience during childbirth. If you haven’t …

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Ultimate Guide to Pain in Childbirth — How Painful Is Giving Birth?

  Ultimate Guide to Pain in Childbirth — How Painful Is Giving Birth? Pain in labor and childbirth is one of the primary reasons why women have feelings of anticipation, dread, and fear concerning childbirth. In our culture, and in many others, childbirth is known as the worst pain that anyone has experienced or could …

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How to Care for Yourself After a Miscarriage

  We’re almost to October—Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month. Approximately 25% of all women will go through a miscarriage in their journey to become a mother. I went through it, and it changed my world forever. For many people, a miscarriage is the most painful experience they have ever lived through, and the pain never truly …

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How to Handle Anxiety After A Miscarriage

  How to Handle Anxiety After A Miscarriage I had a miscarriage 3 years ago, but I remember it like it was yesterday. About 2 weeks after my miscarriage, I started having feelings of dread. It’s not uncommon for women to feel anxiety after their miscarriages. Their bodies and hormones have flipped upside-down twice within …

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5 Things NOT to Say to a Woman Who Just Had a Miscarriage

  Picture this scenario: a woman loses her pregnancy and suddenly her sister or good friend is pregnant. This is exactly what happened to me, and I’m sure it has happened to thousands of other women. When it happened, people wanted to be excited for my sister-in-law and had no idea what to say to …

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