The Truth about Childbirth and Labor
by: Suzanne Doyle-Ingram
Labor and childbirth was an amazing, positive experience for me, both times. I am very fortunate, I know. But I do believe that if you prepare yourself through education (reading books, reading websites like this one, taking prenatal classes, etc) and taking good care of yourself while you are pregnant, you will have a far greater chance of a pleasant birth experience.
There are many things you can do to increase your chances of an empowering childbirth experience. These are the things I did:
Pregnancy yoga classes
Regular Chiropractic care
Chose a Midwife instead of a doctor
Hired a doula to be with me through the labor and birth
Took high quality vitamins, folic acid and natural iron supplements (made by Flora, derived from na...