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Placental retention: when the placenta does not come out

Placental retention: when the placenta does not come out

Usually, a few minutes after the expulsion of the baby, the placenta comes out spontaneously. Sometimes, the placenta or a piece of it stays inside the uterus. This is called placental retention. How can you recognize this and fix it?

February 24, 2020
Contractions: depicting what they really are

Contractions: depicting what they really are

Contractions! Women would love to know what contractions feel like to better prepare themselves and know what to expect. Motherforlife.com will help you solve this mystery.

October 21, 2019
The epidural

The epidural

Invasive injection that increases the medicalization of childbirth or God-sent relief when giving birth becomes torture? Let’s take a look at the epidural.

October 9, 2011
Delivery: is it time to go?

Delivery: is it time to go?

Since the beginning of your pregnancy, you have been fearfully and impatiently waiting for your labor to come.

October 6, 2011
Induced labour

Induced labour

Interventions can be made to induce labour. Some of these methods involve drugs, and others don’t. And these methods are not devoid of risks.

May 29, 2011

This week
Traveling by car with children

A car trip with children isn’t always easy! We explore the safety rules to follow and share tips and tricks you can use along the way to distract them and to ensure you have a great trip!

The benefits of taking a nap

We know how important napping is for our little ones, but did you know that naps can be just as beneficial for us parents as it is for them? Well that’s good news parents will be happy about!

10 ways to stimulate children's creativity

“Imagination is more important than knowledge”, said Einstein. In fact, imagination is not only an amazing tool, it also guarantees that your child will never run out of ideas and resources.

Beware of heat stroke!

Heat strokes occur more often in babies and elderlies. Because it can be life-threatening, it must be treated quickly.