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Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE

Updated Articles and Resources

By Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • 9 Types of Responses to Pregnancy Announcements Created: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Ever try to imagine what the response will be to your pregnancy announcement? Here are nine types you can look for when giving the good news.
    • 6 Stupid Things People Say About Epidurals Created: Thursday, September 26, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      If you've decided you want an epidural in labor, you might have to deal with comments from other people.
    • Advice about Miscarriage Created: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Do you know what to do if you think you're having a miscarriage? Here are some signs and symptoms you need to act on.
    • Baby Pools Created: Monday, January 05, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Looking for a fun game to play by having friends and family guess your baby's birthday and weight? We've got some fun for you!
    • Why Take an Early Pregnancy Class Created: Saturday, December 17, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      An early pregnancy class is designed to help you get the basics of pregnancy down, sometimes before the start of your prenatal care, so that you know what's going on with baby.
    • Fixing Formula (Powdered) Created: Sunday, October 23, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Preparing powdered infant formula sounds fairly easy, but there are still a few things you need to know to keep your baby safe.
    • The Myth of a Vaginal Exam Created: Friday, November 28, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      What does a vaginal exam really tell you and can it really predict when you will give birth?
    • Increase Your Chances of Having Twins Created: Thursday, December 30, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      If you wanted to increase your chance of having twins - how would you do it? Here are some things you should know.
    • Ideas for a Blessingway Created: Saturday, April 06, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      While the idea of a blessingway is catching on, if you've never been to one or seen one done, you may need some ideas.
    • Top Signs of Labor Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      There are some common signs of labor that might indicate that your baby is about to be born. Do you know what to look for when it's time?
    • Top Baby Names for Twins Created: Friday, May 08, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Are you looking for baby names for your twins? These were the most popular sets of names for twins.
    • 6 Reasons to Be Skin to Skin with Baby After Birth Created: Thursday, November 04, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Here are six good reasons to have skin to skin with baby after birth - you might be surprised at the power of this simple activity!
    • Marijuana: Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Created: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A look at the risks of using marijuana in pregnancy and breastfeeding.
    • Careers in Birth Created: Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Helping a family welcome a new baby is an amazing job. There are many birth related careers, here are the highlights to some of the more common careers in birth like midwife, doula and childbirth e...
    • How to Listen to Baby's Heart Beat in Pregnancy Created: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Hearing your baby's heart beat for the first time is an amazing feeling. Here are the different ways that your midwife or doctor might listen to your baby's heart beat in your prenatal care visits.
    • 5 Unexpected Postpartum Symptoms Created: Thursday, August 30, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Everything after birth seems a bit different, but here are the symptoms that women constantly say surprised them after birth. Is your symptom on the list of post birth symptoms?"
    • Itchy Belly in Pregnancy Created: Friday, November 03, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      So your pregnant belly is itching? What can you safely do to relieve the itching?
    • Postpartum Abdominal Binders Created: Friday, April 08, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Some say that binding your abdomen postpartum is a great way to help you get back in shape and feel better faster. Here are some of the more common postpartum abdominal binders.
    • When and How to Take Prenatal Vitamins Created: Thursday, November 05, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Prenatal vitamins are something that nearly everyone has heard about. But what do prenatal vitamins do, how do they work and what happens if you don't take them?
    • When should I start taking prenatal vitamins? Created: Thursday, January 08, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      So taking prenatal vitamins is on your list of things do do, but when?
    • Braxton Hicks Contractions Created: Thursday, January 20, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Braxton Hicks contractions are regular contractions most women notice in pregnancy. How can you tell if you're having these and how do you know when it's really labor?
    • Choosing a Birth Center for Labor Created: Sunday, June 08, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Birth centers are a great middle ground for women desiring a limited intervention birth. With its home like atmosphere and great birth records, it's a great option for low risk women giving birth.
    • Getting to the Hospital Too Soon Created: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      One of the worst things you can do is get to the hospital TOO soon. Yes, that's a real thing and here's why…
    • Top Books to Be Read to Babies Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Here is a list of favorite books to be read to babies before they are born and after!
    • How to Get the Most Out of a Childbirth Class Created: Sunday, July 13, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Childbirth class is like much of the rest of your life - you get out of it what you put into it. So when someone says that they didn't get anything out of their childbirth class - perhaps you should ask yourself why?
    • Story Time Created: Sunday, October 30, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The power of the story is amazing. Look at what a good story can do.
    • Morning Sickness at Work Created: Monday, December 01, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Worried about morning sickness at work? Here's a guide to help you.
    • 5 Ways Your Partner Can Help with Morning Sickness Created: Saturday, December 27, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      You're not alone with the morning sickness, many guys report feeling helpless while women are feeling ill. Here are some ways to be helpful.
    • Surviving the Summer Heat in Pregnancy Created: Thursday, January 08, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      How to handle the hot, humid summer while pregnant. You can still have fun in the sun while pregnant.
    • Late Pregnancy Discomforts Created: Sunday, May 15, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The end of pregnancy can be physically demanding. Here are some of the more common complaints.
    • 5 Unexpected Places to Find Baby Names Created: Thursday, March 13, 2008 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Looking for just the right name for your baby? If you want an unusual, original or rarely used name, here are some places that you might not have thought to look for baby names.
    • Girl or Boy? Sex Selection Techniques for Everyone before Pregnancy Created: Friday, November 10, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Girl or boy? How do you use gender selection to choose the sex of your baby? Here are tips to consider before pregnancy when it comes to sex selection using amazing technologies like Microsort, preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), Shettles Method and more...

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