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May 19, 2012

Article: Top 10 Pregnancy Procedures Reject (What to Reject When You're Expecting))

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1. A C-section with a low-risk first birth
2. An automatic second C-section
3. An elective early delivery
4. Inducing labor without a medical reason
5. Ultrasounds after 24 weeks
6. Continuous electronic fetal monitoring
7. Early epidurals
8. Routinely rupturing the amniotic membranes
9. Routine episiotomies
10. Sending your newborn to the nursery

10 Things You Should Do During Your Pregnancy1. Set your due date
2. Make a plan-have a backup
3. Consider a midwife
4. Reduce the risks of an early delivery
5. Ask if a breech baby can be turned
6. Stay at home during early labor
7. Be patient
8. Get labor support
9. Listen to yourself
10. Touch your newborn

5 Things to do Before You Become Pregnant1. Take folic acid
2. Stop bad habits
3. Take control of chronic disease
4. Watch for harmful drugs and supplements
5. Avoid toxics