Delivery Day Duties for Partners

Delivery Day Duties for Partners

The “traditional” image of the beginning of fatherhood involves the dad waiting for an announcement in the waiting room on delivery day. Today, though, many dads and partners are involved as soon as the pregnancy test comes back positive, and you’re welcome at and...
Pregnancy 101: False Labor

Pregnancy 101: False Labor

When you’re 37 weeks or more into your pregnancy, every twinge can feel like a sign that your baby is coming out right now. While each woman experiences pregnancy a little differently, the false alarms that Braxton Hicks contractions inspire can become more frequent...
Supplies for Breastfeeding

Supplies for Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a normal way of providing your baby with the nutrients he or she needs for healthy growth and development. Breastfeeding, most often, requires just your breast and your baby, but there are a lot of supplies that you can get that make the process a...
Labor and Birth: What to Expect

Labor and Birth: What to Expect

A lot happens when you go into labor. You may read up on labor and delivery beforehand, but something will surprise you. At Desert Blossom Women’s Care, we’ve seen just about everything during midwifery. Here’s what you can expect. Very Early Signs The earliest signs...
How to Prepare for Labor and Birth

How to Prepare for Labor and Birth

So you’ve done everything you need to prepare for baby. Now what? Once you’re 37 weeks along, you could be ready to deliver at any time. Here are the basics from the certified nurse-midwives at Desert Blossom Women’s Care about how to prepare for labor and delivery....