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 »

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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 »

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8 Things to Consider When Choosing Doula Certification

8 Things To Consider When Choosing Doula Certification There are a variety of doula certifications available for women venturing into the thrilling and rewarding work of supporting families at the time of birth. There are so many available that it can be hard to choose when you are new to the birth scene. We love… Read more »

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Birth Boot Camp Childbirth Instructor Training, October 2014

Birth Boot Camp Childbirth Instructor Training, October, 2014 We just finished up our 10th (!!!) natural childbirth instructor training for Birth Boot Camp. It is hard to believe that we have achieved this milestone. Here are some highlights from our most recent training in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas. This picture shows our instructors geared up and… Read more »

4 reasons you should travel for doula training

4 Reasons You Should Travel For Doula Training

Have you checked out Birth Boot Camp DOULA? You probably noticed some big, exciting differences between our training and other trainings out there These differences are well thought out, purposeful and based on the experience and expertise of the birth professionals who created this professional doula certification program. One of the things that sets Birth… Read more »

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What Your Doctor Wants To Tell You About Birth, But Can’t

Too often, medical doctors are portrayed as the bad guys in the birthing world. In truth, there is a lot we don’t see and which they really can’t talk about. We are excited to share this guest post today from Jessicca Moore, a family nurse practitioner and filmmaker in Petaluma, CA. Jessica is currently raising… Read more »

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Prodromal Labor- What Is It and What Can You Do About It?

Prodromal Labor- What is it and what can you do about it? You are 38 weeks pregnant. It is 10pm at night and your labor starts. YAY! Contractions are 7 minutes apart, steady and lasting about 45 seconds. They don’t feel like Braxton-Hicks contractions, so this must be the real thing! Steady, real, feeling like… Read more »

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