Colic is when a healthy baby cries or fusses frequently for a prolonged period of time. This period of time can be exhausting and you may feel like there isn't anything that you can do to comfort your baby. However, there are some things that you can do to try and make this period of time a little easier.
Birth Doula. Birth Companion. Birth Coach. All are various descriptions that are commonly used to describe a doula. The word doula is a Greek word meaning “woman's servant.” Women have been serving others in childbirth for centuries and have proven that support from women has a positive impact on labor. Find out how doula can help you achieve a natural childbirth.
If a vaginal birth is not possible, a cesarean birth will be performed. Once the decision is made for a cesarean, preparations often move quickly. The majority of the time, an epidural or spinal aesthesia is used so that you may be awake during birth. More importantly though, there are things you should be prepared for when preparing for a cesarean that are not always discussed as you go into it.