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Insufficient Glandular Tissue and Breastfeeding

Insufficient Glandular Tissue and Breastfeeding We are pleased to bring a guest post to you today from Mellanie Sheppard, IBCLC.  Mellanie is an experienced Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant who stars in our breastfeeding DVD, “Breastfeeding: the Ultimate MRE.”  Mellanie is a wealth of knowledge and we are so excited to have her write about… Read more »

Black Women and VBAC- A Guest Post By Melek Oz Speros

Tasha after her vaginal birth after four c-sections. It can be done. You can read her story here. Melek Oz Speros, founder of Black Women DO VBAC!, has made it her mission to bring research, birth stories, and inspiration to Black women giving birth.  We are excited to share her and her knowledge with you… Read more »

Breastfeeding After Reduction Surgery

Breastfeeding After Reduction Surgery

Breastfeeding After Reduction Surgery An important part of our mission at Birth Boot Camp is to encourage and truly support mothers in breastfeeding.  From day one we have had on staff an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Mellanie Sheppard, and every one of our students receives a two-disk breastfeeding DVD titled: Breastfeeding: the Ultimate MRE…. Read more »

natural cleaners for pregnancy and beyond

Safe Cleaning Products for Pregnancy and Beyond

Safe Cleaning Products for Pregnancy and Beyond Pregnancy can bring both nesting (clean house!) and nausea (boo!), so what better time to find some more natural friendly cleaners. While the March of Dimes says that most commercial cleansers are safe during pregnancy, many women find the smells overwhelming or would rather just be on the… Read more »

breastfeeding resources for new moms

Breastfeeding Resources for New Moms

Breastfeeding Resources For New Moms Breastfeeding is something that we plan for before the birth of our baby, but few of us prepare like we should.  While very natural, it doesn’t always come easily and arming yourself with resources to support breastfeeding is a useful way to make it more successful.   There are a… Read more »

are birth classes for women planning an epidural?

Are Birth Classes For Women Planning An Epidural?

Are Birth Classes For Women Planning An Epidural? One thing that we as a company and our fabulous birth instructors get asked on occasion is this: “Are birth classes for women planning an epidural?” The short answer is a surprising yes.  And we aren’t just saying that because we sell birth classes.  No matter what… Read more »

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Tips for Finding a Chiropractor During Pregnancy

Tips For Finding A Chiropractor During Pregnancy During your childbirth classes, your instructor should teach about the importance of your birth team. The birth team isn’t just mom and dad and their care provider, but includes many other helpful people such as a doula and a Chiropractor. Here are some tips for finding a chiropractor during your… Read more »

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10 Tips to Gently Help Baby Sleep

*Please note that there are affiliate links in this post. For new parents, one of the most frequently asked questions is “Are you getting any sleep?” What is a new couple to do when everyone wonders how you and your baby are “performing” in this area?  Here are a few simple tips that can help… Read more »

cytotec in birth

Cytotec in Birth

Cytotec In Birth Once you begin researching birth, you will probably stumble up the product known as Cytotec. Because of a powerful ability to cause uterine contractions, Cytotec has found its way into obstetric practice. What should you know about Cytotec before your birth? Basic facts about Cytotec Cytotec is a medication used to prevent… Read more »

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