Erica Lyon, rockstar childbirth educator and author of “The Big Book of Birth” helps you understand how long you will be in labor during *your typical first birth*. In this episode Erica helps you understand what is REALISTIC in terms of what to expect in terms of how long you will be in labor. It’s […]
Erica Lyon, rockstar childbirth educator and author of “The Big Book of Birth” helps you understand how long you will be in labor during *your typical first birth*. In this episode Erica helps you understand the downtime in between contractions during your typical first labor.
Another batch of great updates on past columns! Links to the original questions are in the bolded headers, and my responses are in italics. UPDATE ON: Using Anti-Aging Products in Your 20s Hi, I wrote in asking what kind of products I should begin to think about using to shield my face from sun damage […]
Your Baby: Is about five inches long from head to rump, which is the EXACT height of the jar of salsa I am currently quadruple dipping into. Bowls are for suckers. Has begun to develop the all-important adipose tissue — more affectionately known as baby fat. Is hard at working transforming its skeleton from soft […]
Your Baby: Is a little over four inches long and weighs a little over 2.5 ounces. The chocolate bunny that I swiped from my toddler’s Easter basket weighed 3.5 ounces. But considering I shared it with my fetus, I am a good mom AND a responsible eater. Has fingernails and toenails, all of which will […]
Your Baby: Is as big as a…wait for it…beefsteak tomato! Doesn’t that sound deliciously substantial? Am resisting urge to go pinch some produce as I type this. Has started “breathing” amniotic fluid in through its nose and respiratory tract, giving those lungs some very early practice for the real thing. (Late in the third trimester, […]