Posts Categorized: Childbirth Education

Newborn Breastfeeding and the 10th Day Growth Spurt

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Breastfeeding success has always been an important goal for Birth Boot Camp and breastfeeding education is included in our online and in-person classes through a long and detailed video presentation by Mellanie Sheppard, IBCLC. One thing that often throws people off in their breastfeeding journey is the very early days and the confusion and lack… Read more »

Birth Classes on Whidbey Island, WA

Kim Graves, Birth Boot Camp childbirth educator on Whibley Island, Washington State

The choice to name this childbirth company, “Birth Boot Camp” was intentional. We wanted people to know that the class was intensive and serious and we wanted partners to feel comfortable coming to class and not feel like it was all just focused on the mother. One result is that we have our fair share… Read more »

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 other sources of discomfort like… Read more »

Dress That Bump- Easy Halloween Costumes For a Pregnant Belly

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Happy Halloween all you lovely pregnant ladies! Need a quick idea for the party this weekend? Here are a few from our favorite women and fabulous Birth Boot Camp instructors. Too cute! Meet D’Andra, She teaches birth classes in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. An “Easy Button” costume. Love it! With just some paint and fake brick… Read more »

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

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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 »