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 medicalÂ personnelÂ questioning and challenging the common practice of routine infant circumcision. Dr Carmack has alsoÂ recently published a book detailing her fascinating story as she… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Childbirth Education
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 »
There are lots of changes going on around here at Birth Boot Camp Headquarters, and it is very exciting! We want to take a moment to show you around our brand new website. We have added lots of things, so take a little tour with us. There is so much to see!
FREE Pregnancy Nutrition eBook Something that is an integral part of a healthy pregnancy (and sometimes even a natural birth) is nutrition. Not only can nutrition have the power to make you feel better and help with common pregnancy â€œsymptoms,â€ but it just makes life more pleasant. But we all know that eating well is… Read more »
We are honored today to share a birth story from one of our recent online birth class graduates. As you read you will find that the end of pregnancy and the labor were not without some unexpected surprises, but because this mom and her partner had worked so hard preparing for their birth, they were… Read more »
When it comes to pregnancy, birth and babies it seems as though the lists are never ending. From the â€œlayetteâ€ to countless nursery items, monthly pregnancy clothes and even various and sundry age appropriate toys the experts say you will â€œneedâ€, it can all seem a little overwhelming.
When we talk about the postpartum period, we tend to concentrate on the help and rest that mom needs after the labor and birth. In our often nuclear families, the expectation is that dad will automatically do the bulk of the work that needs to be done around the house. He is also expected to… Read more »
Today we are featuring a guest post from one of our many incredible instructors, Maggie Butterfield. Â Maggie is passionate about nutrition because she has seen the difference it makes in the health of her family. A proud VBACÂ mother, teacher and much more, we are proud to call her one of our own. Enjoy her… Read more »
At Birth Boot Camp we are surrounded by simply amazing and talented instructors. We love them and the skills they bring to the table. One of our most recently certified instructors is Carmen Calvo who teaches in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a placenta encapsulation specialist (and an excellent writer) and a mother of two. TodayÂ she… Read more »
Birth Matters To Adoptive Parents One of the founding principals behind Birth Boot Campâ€™s dedication to natural birth education is the belief that birth actually matters. To families this is clear, especially after the baby is born and they see the lasting impact it has made on their life. But the importance of birth does… Read more »