Monthly Archives: December 2012

How to have a Natural Birth

Many families are beginning to realize how important a natural birth can be to both them and their babies. But the idea of having a natural birth can be overwhelming and when you first begin pursuing it. Here are a few tips on getting the natural birth you are looking for. 1) Take a natural… Read more »

What is a doula?

In our childbirth education classes, we recommend to parents that they seriously consider hiring a doula. There are many benefits to having a doula attend your birth, including fewer interventions, shorter labor and a more positive experience for both mom and dad. Physical and emotional support for mom are key to a great labor. So… Read more »

When will I start showing?

Many women, especially when pregnant for the first time, are anxious to know when they will begin to show.

Well Prepared Partner

Today we wanted to share a thought with you from one of our online students. It shows how very important a well prepared partner is to the laboring woman. That is why we are so passionate about training him and teaching him right along side his birth partner. You just can’t neglect the birthing woman’s… Read more »

Childbirth Education Training Sale!

Now is a great time to apply to become a Natural Childbirth Educator through Birth Boot Camp! In celebration of 12/12/12 and our excitement for the upcoming New Year, we are running a sale on our Instructor Certification Program. All approved instructor applicants who pay their fees in full between now and December 21st will… Read more »

Elf on the Shelf Birth Video

Our very first couple from the North Pole had their baby and are so sweet to share their pregnancy and birth story with us. These are the birth pictures and you can find pregnancy, maternity, and newborn/welcome home/ nursing pics in separate posts. If you would like to hear Glimmer’s full birth story – please… Read more »

Elf on the Shelf Maternity Photography

Our very first couple from the North Pole had their baby and are so sweet to share their pregnancy and birth pictures with us. These are the maternity pictures and you can find pregnancy, birth photography (and slideshow), and newborn/welcome home/ nursing pics in separate posts.

Elf on the Shelf Pregnancy Pictures

Our very first couple from the North Pole had their baby and are so sweet to share their pregnancy and birth pictures with us. These are the pregnancy pictures and you can find maternity, birth photography (and slideshow), and newborn/welcome home/ nursing pics in separate posts. Our ice breaking picture is on the #InappropriateElf Blog… Read more »

Elf on the Shelf Nursing Photos

Our very first couple from the North Pole had their baby and are so sweet to share their pregnancy and birth pictures with us. These are the newborn, welcome home & nursing pictures and you can find pregnancy, maternity and birth photography (and slideshow) pics in separate posts.