blueberries are a great food for pregnancy

10 Most Nutritious Foods For Pregnancy and Postpartum

We are so excited to feature a post today detailing the 10 Most Nutritious Foods for Pregnancy & Postpartum from our resident pregnancy exercise and nutrition expert, Katie Dudley. We believe that part of preparing for a healthy, natural birth is preparing our bodies with optimal nutrition. Katie’s list is something every pregnant woman should… Read more »

removingfearbirthpreperation

Taking The Fear out of Birth Prep- The Cycle of Cs

How do we take the fear out of birth prep? Every childbirth educator is aware of the Fear-Tension-Pain Cycle. It is frequently talked about as we help prep students for birth. Helping students understand that their emotional state can impact their physical experience of an event such as birth is eye opening and important. However, our words… Read more »

Julia West teaches childbirth classes in Grapevine, TX

Childbirth Classes in Grapevine, TX

Today, we introduce Julia, a hardworking and beautiful wife, mother and childbirth educator in Grapevine, TX. We love our natural birth instructors and appreciate all the work they are doing as they promote childbirth education and Birth Boot Camp in their own communities. It gives us great pleasure to introduce them to you and let… Read more »

14288537129_c1e4fd0d91_k

Foam Rolling For Pregnancy

Foam Rolling For Pregnancy Today we are pleased to share a guest post about foam rolling for pregnancy from our resident fitness and nutrition expert, Katie Dudley. Katie has created a program for our online and in-person childbirth education classes that is second to none. In fact, there is nothing that even comes close in… Read more »

newborn breastfeeding

Newborn Breastfeeding and the 10th Day Growth Spurt

Newborn Breastfeeding and the 10th Day Growth Spurt Trouble with breastfeeding often starts with the newborn. In fact, the common but often unknown 10th day growth spurt can cause confusion when nursing a newborn. Breastfeeding success has always been an important goal for Birth Boot Camp and breastfeeding education is included in our online and in-person… Read more »

5 things you need from your doula certification

5 Things You Need From Your Doula Certification

5 Things You Need From Your Doula Certification We are pleased to share thoughts from Amanda Devereux today. We first met Amanda when she certified to become a Birth Boot Camp childbirth instructor. Struck by her passion and intelligence, we soon recruited her to help form the Birth Boot Camp DOULA program along with Maria… Read more »

Birth Boot Camp childbirth educator on Whibley Island, Washington State

Birth Classes on Whidbey Island, WA

Birth Classes on Whidbey Island, WA Today we will introduce you to Kim Graves. She was one of the incredible women who has taken our training. Now residing and teaching childbirth classes in Washington State on Whidbey Island, she is dedicated to helping women have better births no matter where she is. The choice to… Read more »

Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care

Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care

Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care Chiropractic care during pregnancy is something that we have always encouraged for our students. The reasons for this are many and can  include: -Increased comfort during pregnancy . Back pain during pregnancy is a common problem that can be helped with chiropractic. The benefits can extend beyond this issue and help… Read more »

Birth Boot Camp both at MANA with Dona Ryan and Alexa Gumm

Birth Boot Camp Visits MANA Conference!

Birth Boot Camp has been busy lately. With a recent instructor training and a pending doula training, we managed to fit in a visit to the MANA (Midwives Association of North America) Conference last week. Alexa Gumm (our recruiter) and Donna Ryan (our founder) had a great time and were able to meet so many… Read more »

IMG_27166236577829

Dress That Bump- Easy Halloween Costumes For a Pregnant Belly

Dress That Bump- Easy Halloween Costumes for a Pregnant Belly Happy Halloween all you lovely pregnant ladies! Need a quick idea for the party this weekend? Here are a few easy ways to dress your bump for halloween from our favorite women and fabulous Birth Boot Camp instructors. Too cute! Meet D’Andra, She teaches birth… Read more »

Pin It on Pinterest