Monthly Archives: January 2012

How Yoga Supports Your Happy, Healthy Pregnancy, Part 2

by Rhonda Uretzky, ERYT Yoga poses can help to safely stretch and the hip and groin muscles and ligaments, and strengthen the back, legs and groin muscles in preparation for a healthy childbirth. But the very best pregnancy yoga practices … Continue reading

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How Yoga Supports Your Happy, Healthy Pregnancy, Part 1

By Rhonda Uretzky, ERYT Riverflow Yoga, Lambertville NJ   There’s no better time to learn to relax and take care of yourself than pregnancy, and no better way to do so than with the practice of yoga. Unlike other “exercises” … Continue reading

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How To Be a Supportive Grandparent in Natural Childbirth

“Hi….I am a Grandparent and wondering about your suggestion for Grandparent involvement? Great website and thank you!”   My suggestion for grandparents is to ask questions. Understand what the couple’s goals are for their birth and offer support and encouragement.  … Continue reading

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Do first-time mothers have unrealistic views about having uncomplicated births?

“We believe that many women and their carers have overly optimistic views,” the report states. “In this study, we have found that pregnant women, staff and students all overestimate the chance of first time mothers having an uncomplicated labour and … Continue reading

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I need your help!! Hospitals, OBs, and Natural Childbirth. How did you create your best birth?

I recently posted about choices in childbirth and how everything in birth is your choice.  No one should be doing anything to you or your baby without consent.  A mom commented about how everywhere she turns she is being told … Continue reading

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