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Why Natural Childbirth?

Birthing the Way Nature Intended Many women wonder: “Why natural childbirth?”Birth is a normal, natural event and not a disease or “condition” that requires medical interventio... Continue Reading..

Giving Birth with Family

Giving Birth with Family The thought of childbirth for some women is one full of anxiety, stress and lots of pain. Let’s face it ladies, there is no way around it – it’s not called LABOR for not... Continue Reading..

What is the Role of a Midwife ?

The Role of the Midwife When I was pregnant with my 2nd son, my friend had told me about her experience with a midwife and sang her praises. I asked myself: what is the role of a midwife ? Lacking co... Continue Reading..

What Do Doulas Do ?

The Role of The Doula “DOULA” is derived from the Greek language meaning a “woman who serves”. People have used doulas through the ages. What do doulas do exactly ?  The role of the Doula is ... Continue Reading..

What is Cord Blood Banking?

What is Cord Blood Banking? Some of you – like me – have heard the term “Cord Blood Banking” tossed around. I always wondered what exactly that was and what it meant. I put my detecti... Continue Reading..

The Importance of Prenatal Care

Embed from Getty Images Prenatal Care Getting prenatal care is one of the most important things a mom to be can do for herself and her baby. Having a healthy pregnancy is one of the best ways to end ... Continue Reading..

Are Water Births Safe?

Water Birth Safety Are water births safe? We get that question all time! We would like to share with you a great article on water births. This article appeared on Parents.com, below you can find the b... Continue Reading..

What is PCOS?

What is PCOS? What are common signs and symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? Common PCOS signs and symptoms include the following: Irregular menstrual periods—Menstrual disorders can includ... Continue Reading..

Breastfeeding Your Baby

Benefits of Breastfeeding Your Baby Read more at ACOG’s website How does breastfeeding benefit my baby? Breastfeeding benefits your baby in the following ways: Breast milk provides the perfect m... Continue Reading..