Pain Medication Options During Labor and Delivery

There are many options for managing pain in labor, from natural methods to pain medications. These are some common forms of pain medication used during labor.  As you prepare yourself for the birth of your baby, learn as much as possible about your options for managing your pain during labor by taking a childbirth class, reading up on methods, and most importantly, talking to your healthcare provider about what your options are specifically to your hospital where you will be delivering.

4 Things We Misunderstand About Caregiving Employees

Caregiving employees have a lot on their minds every day; it’s challenging to maintain a peaceful coexistence between being a parent and being a professional. However, with an employer who truly understands the “big picture” for caregiving employees, being a parent and being a professional can be mutually beneficial endeavors.

Mother’s Day Interview: Ashley Robinson

Meet Ashley Robinson, co-founder and COO of Tranquilo, Inc., which makes a vibrating mat that helps soothe babies. Ashley has a five month old son, Luca, so she is clear-eyed about how hard it can be for parents to bond with a fussy baby. She knows first-hand just how valuable a soothing tool can be.

Introducing the Ovia Insights Brand Summit

The Ovia Insights Brand Summit is an educational and discussion-based event designed to help brands and agencies reach and engage millennial women. You will have the unique opportunity to join a community of industry experts and peers dedicated to overcoming common challenges and testing new marketing strategies.

Natural Methods To Manage Labor Pain

Our friends at Boston NAPS—a private nursing company and team of qualified Registered Nurses that specializes in providing nursing care to expecting, new, and experienced parents and families—are sharing common pregnancy discomforts and how you can remedy them. Most women experience some type of discomfort at some point during their pregnancy. Whether you’re looking morning sickness relief […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Motherhood is different for everyone. For some, navigating fertility to finally arrive at a positive pregnancy test is the first (triumphant!) moment in a wondrous, chaotic, and transcendent journey into motherhood. For others, that moment arrives when you receive the news that your baby’s adoption has been finalized or find out that your surrogate's pregnancy … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!