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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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21 Things Women Are Really Thinking In Labor

Labor. The BIG day. Birth. What is a partner to do?! How do you remember it all? How can you make it through with all well and a mama who still loves you? Here are some fabulous tips from moms who KNOW what a woman in labor needs from her partner. Compiled from our expert… Read more »

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Birth Classes in Abilene, TX

Natural Birth Classes in Abilene, TX We are excited to share with you a series of articles highlighting our diverse group of birth instructors. These are the amazing women who are doing real work trying to make birth better for women and their families all over the world. Today we introduce Hailie Wolfe, a birth… Read more »

Doula Myth: I don't need a doula, my nurse will help me!

Doula Myth: I Don’t Need A Doula, My Nurse Will Help Me!

  Today we are excited to share a guest post from an incredibly experienced doula and one of the driving forces behind our very own Birth Boot Camp DOULA program, Maria Pokluda. Maria’s words of wisdom on the importance of and difference between both a doula and a labor and delivery nurse are so important.  Enjoy… Read more »

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Natural Birth Classes in Arlington, TX

Birth Boot Camp now has over 100 instructors spanning from coast to coast in the United States and a couple in other countries (and more to come!) We simply adore our birth instructors and are so glad they have taken this leap with us to help make birth better through education. Because there are so… Read more »

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Exercises For A Great Pregnancy (& Birth!)

Exercises For A Great Pregnancy (& Birth!) We are honored to share a guest post today from one of our newest board members, Katie Dudley.  Katie first became interested in natural birth as she prepared for the birth of her own child and attended our founder, Donna Ryan’s, birth class.  Our newest student manuals include… Read more »

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Should I Circumcise My Baby? Guest Post By Dr Adrienne Carmack, Urologist

We are honored today to share a guest post from Dr Adrienne Carmack, a board certified Urologist and mother of three who is also a strong voice in the growing tide of medical personnel questioning and challenging the common practice of routine infant circumcision. Dr Carmack has also recently published a book detailing her fascinating story as she… Read more »

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New and Updated Online Childbirth Classes

Yes, you heard that right: we have completely updated our online classes! We loved the original birth classes featuring Donna Ryan, but felt it was time to mix things up. Our online childbirth classes are not just a few handouts that you print off yourself with some articles to read, they are literally HOURS of… Read more »

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