Cesarean Birth (C-Section)

Getting Pregnant After 35

By Ali Tweedt | Aug 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Getting Pregnant After 35

Are there additional complications women should consider before conceiving in their mid-thirties?

My Vaginal Birth After C-Section

By NWHN Staff | Jul 24, 2015 | Comments Off on My Vaginal Birth After C-Section

My son Jack’s birth in August 2014 was an exhilarating experience that left me exhausted and fulfilled. During the months that followed, I spent many hours reliving the moments leading to his birth. I can still remember the tempered excitement, pain, fear of more pain, and the wonder of seeing a little naked perfect body for the first time.

What to Reject When You’re Expecting

By NWHN Staff | Jul 24, 2015 | Comments Off on What to Reject When You’re Expecting

Although the U.S. health care system outspends the rest of the world, infants and mothers fare worse in this country than in many other industrialized nations. For example, infant mortality rates in Japan are more than 60 percent lower than…

Why Are Women Afraid of Giving Birth?

By Kate Ryan | Mar 1, 2012 | Comments Off on Why Are Women Afraid of Giving Birth?

Growing up, I never thought of giving birth as something painful or inherently dangerous. I didn’t realize until later in life that my perspective on giving birth, and pregnancy in general, was a bit out of the ordinary.