Daily Archives: April 28, 2011


An amniotomy is when a small hook is used to rupture your amniotic sac (break your water) and it’s done frequently on laboring women. From my course manual with my own notes, an amniotomy is done to: * To induce … Continue reading

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Rice Packs

These are lovely during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum for aches and pains and sore muscles. They are simple to make, too, and you just throw them in the microwave for 2 to 3 minutes (watch closely after 2 minutes so … Continue reading

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