Category: Childbirth preparation

Learn everything you need to know to prepare yourself for birth.

Best exercises for first trimester

Best exercises for first trimester Best Exercise for First Trimester

Best Exercise for First Trimester Safe first trimester exercises You’re pregnant! Most likely googling what you should do now- what vitamins should you take, what things should you now avoid, and what first trimester exercises you should (and shouldn’t) do. You may be feeling a new level of tired that you have never experienced and anything from […]

Prevent tearing during birth

Prevent tearing during birth Prevent tearing during birth

Tips to Prevent Tearing During Childbirth Many people’s biggest fear about childbirth is tearing.  Tearing is indeed painful and ranges in different degrees of severity. We have seen many women birth large babies without a tear and others tear birthing not-so-large babies. There are things you can do to prevent tearing or more accurately – […]

How to have an easier birth

How to have an easier birth How to have an easier birth

Prep for a smooth, efficient birth Easier and childbirth are not typically words that are put in the same sentence. And of course there are many factors outside of our control. But we might as well take advantage of the factors within our control to make the birthing process easier.  Easier meaning that the birthing […]

5 tips for when your baby is breech

5 tips for when your baby is breech 5 tips for when your baby is breech

5 tips for when your baby is breech Don’t Panic. Your baby may not stay in breech (head up) position. It is common that a baby will be breech between 27 weeks and 34 weeks of pregnancy. Most of those little nuggets will find their own way head down. Some breech baby’s may need a […]

How to prepare yourself for a natural birth

How to prepare yourself for a natural birth

How to prepare yourself for a natural birth So you like giving birth naturally…. Now what? The One Strong Mama secret sauce for how to achieve the natural birth you desire. Let me start with a little story. When I was pregnant with my first I decided that I wanted to have a natural birth. […]

Preparing for a successful VBAC Birth

Preparing for a successful VBAC Birth

Preparing for a Successful VBAC Birth VBAC birth stands for “vaginal birth after cesarean.”  VBAC statistics say, 33% or 1 in 3 birthing people will give birth by cesarean in the United States. This is significantly higher than the World Health Organization’s recommended 10-15% cesarean rate. This article will tell you how to best prepare […]

Exercises to Prepare for a C-Section

Exercises to Prepare for a C-Section

Exercises to Prepare for a C-Section At One Strong Mama, we believe that every birth is amazing and beautiful and having worked with many cesarean families, we know that our cesarean parents are freaking rockstars! Regardless of the type of birth, the pregnancy and the growing baby causes a lot of stress on the core […]

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