Babies can start out life in a fresh, new place: Starting September 4 delivery suites will be ready at the newly minted Family Birthplace at Patewood Memorial Hospital. There, the goal of the Greenville Health System staff is to bring professional expertise, compassion and tenderness to provide the best experience possible for moms and babies.
“Regular exercise brings more energy, better sleep, reduced stress, higher spirits, better odds of an easy labor, faster post-delivery recovery and reduced risk of gestational diabetes and high blood pressure during pregnancy,” Bregman finds. She recommends a prenatal yoga practice that includes breathing and visualizations. This restorative form of yoga offers gentle stretching, promotes good circulation and naturally supports relief or healing of many possible pregnancy ailments.
Research presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists has found that magnesium reduces fevers during childbirth, as well as complications among newborns.