Want to have a say in birth of your child? Have you considered creating a birth plan? Have questions about maternity leave? If so, you have come to the right place. In our Birth/Labor Knowledgebase section, you can find answers to the questions above and to many other frequently asked questions about birth and labor. Also included are many useful tips and advices that can help you prepare for the arrival of your baby.
We will tell you how to create a birth plan and help your medical team decide what to do when they have the ability to choose between multiple options. And since preparing for the baby’s arrival requires much more than just a crib, a package of diapers and a few basic necessities, we also took a closer look at some of the most frequently asked questions concerning maternity leave including your legal rights and obligations with an aim help you make the necessary arrangements at work.
In this section, you can also find advice on proper umbilical cord care including things to watch for after the stump falls off. Other birth/labor topics discussed include episiotomy, a surgical incision of the perineum that is done to prevent vaginal tearing during delivery (plus how to avoid it). But there are also more pleasant topics such as birth stones and birth announcements featuring tips on how to share the happy news with your friends and family a little bit differently.