Prenatal Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy has become a highly sought after form of relief for common pregnancy related aches and pains.  In a 1994 survey of prenatal massage therapists, the primary focus of their clients was to seek relief from aches and pains associated with their pregnancy.  According to a Swedish study, 48-56% of all pregnant women experience… Read more »

Instructor Training Highlights from April 2013

While Birth Boot Camp began with a mission to take childbirth education to more people through online classes, we have been honored to see incredible growth in our live classes.  Women with a passion for birth, from all around the country, have signed up for our instructor training workshops.  Now, just about a year into… Read more »

How Birth Boot Camp Supports Midwives

How Birth Boot Camp Supports Midwives

Birth Boot Camp embraces a physiological approach to childbirth that perfectly aligns with the midwifery model of care. We are proud to have so many midwives recommending our childbirth educators and doulas. We truly love working with and supporting incredible midwives. Melody Morrow, an experienced midwife and advisory board member for Birth Boot Camp explains… Read more »

oxytocin

Oxytocin

  What is Oxytocin? Oxytocin is an amazing little hormone. Even if you don’t know what oxytocin is, you probably notice its effects each day. Oxytocin is sometimes referred to as the “love hormone” and it has a unique role in many of life’s important events. Oxytocin is released by activities such as cuddling, nursing,… Read more »

Mother’s Day Sale

Happy Mother’s Day! This sale runs Saturday, May 11th through Sunday, May 12th.

Cloth Diapers – Not What Your Mama Used

Cloth Diapers – Not What Your Mama Used I am going to tell you a story about how I decided to cloth diaper. In 2002, I had a friend that was pregnant with her first. At the time she was also recently single and broke. She had said that she was going to cloth diaper… Read more »

4 steps to a natural birth

4 Simple Ways to Prepare for Natural Birth

4 Simple Ways to Prepare for Natural Birth Congratulations on your pregnancy! Many women desire a natural birth but preparing for one can seem overwhelming. Here are some wonderful tips for preparing yourself for the best natural birth possible.   There is so much you can do to ready yourself and your family for birth. With these four simple… Read more »

I’m pregnant! What’s happening here?

Photo credit: super-structure / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA What Should I Expect During the First Trimester of Pregnancy? You are pregnant!  Congratulations! Now you might be wondering, what happens next?  If this is your first baby then you are in for some wonderful and amazing changes as your body starts to grow a new human… Read more »

should you kegel

Should You Kegel?

Should You Kegel? Introduced in 1948 to strengthen the pelvic floor, Kegel exercises have recently experienced a surge of controversy. The discussion on how and when Kegels (an exercise designed to improve core strength and support the internal organs) are appropriate for women requires examining how the pelvic floor functions and what keeps it in… Read more »

Happy World Doula Week!

  You CAN have an amazing birth!  Register today for your live or online birth class. Join our team as a natural childbirth instructor. Apply today!  

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