What is it like when my water breaks?

What Is It Like When My Water Breaks?

What is it like when my water breaks? If you are pregnant, you have probably started to wonder what it is like when your water breaks. And if you have ever watched television or movie depictions of birth, you may have some very firm ideas about what happens when your water breaks. Maybe it looks… Read more »

cesarean rates lowered with childbirth education

Childbirth Education Helps Lower Cesarean Section Rates

Childbirth Education Helps Lower Cesarean Section Rates At Birth Boot Camp we love being a part your life as you prepare to welcome a new baby into the world. There are many things we strive to teach in our comprehensive childbirth education classes. From nutrition and exercise for mom, to common tests and procedures, to… Read more »

Postpartum Afterpains

Postpartum Afterpains

Postpartum afterpains Many first time mothers have never even heard of them, and some won’t even notice the cramping sensation known as afterpains. Occurring after the delivery of the child, afterpains consist of postpartum cramping that is felt (or not noticed) after delivery of a baby and continues for a few days. Especially noticeable during… Read more »

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Win Doula Training Discount!

  Win Doula Training Discount! To celebrate Wold Doula Week, Birth Boot Camp DOULA has organized a contest. You can win a doula training discount for our very own Birth Boot Camp DOULA training! We believe that doulas can make birth better, improve the experience for the birthing mother, her partner, her baby, and her… Read more »

What is involved in being a Birth Boot Camp instructor.

What It Means To Be A Birth Boot Camp Instructor

We can’t even express how much we appreciate our 120+ instructors. From those joining us now, to that first group who took a chance with a new company, they are amazing, dedicated and intelligent women who strive every day to make birth better for women and their partners. Today we share a post from one… Read more »

No Certification Births For Birth Boot Camp DOULAS

No Certification Births For Birth Boot Camp DOULAS

No Certification Births For Birth Boot Camp DOULAS Tradition is wonderful, but sometimes it becomes necessary to question why a certain tradition lives on. In the doula certification world, there is a long tradition of “certification births” that must be finished before you are officially a doula. While there are good intentions behind the certification… Read more »

supporting arms booklet

Preview Of “Supporting Arms,” Birth Boot Camp DOULA’s Client Booklet

Preview Of “Supporting Arms,” Birth Boot Camp DOULA’s Client Booklet Every Birth Boot Camp DOULA client receives the incredible “Supporting Arms” booklet from their Birth Boot Camp DOULA. We are so proud of this little book and our doulas love it. The “Supporting Arms” booklet contains wonderful and useful information for both the doula and… Read more »

5 Secrets To Breastfeeding Success

5 Secrets to Breastfeeding Success

5 Secrets to Breastfeeding Success We have all heard about breastfeeding and the benefits it can have for baby. There are posters in hospitals and waiting rooms and WIC offices. Yet when it comes down to actually breastfeeding exclusively for the recommended six months (and six more after solids are started), success rates are low…. Read more »

4 reasons dad needs a doula

4 Reasons Dad Needs A Doula

We are excited to share this guest post today from Megan Hughes, BBCI, about four reasons dad needs a doula. We often talk about why the birthing mother needs a doula, but the truth is that a doula can benefit dad just as much. There are many reasons a couple can both benefit from the presence… Read more »

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“Why I Loved My Natural Birth” WINNER!

We are so excited about all the people who participated in our “Why I Loved My Natural Birth” contest. So many wonderful videos with touching, amazing, funny stories. Birth does matter and you all showed us why it mattered to you. If you haven’t seen the videos, please go check them out. The YouTube playlist… Read more »

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