Posts Categorized: Childbirth Education

Exercises For A Great Pregnancy (& Birth!)

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Exercises For A Great Pregnancy (& Birth!) We are honored to share a guest post today from one of our newest board members, Katie Dudley.  Katie first became interested in natural birth as she prepared for the birth of her own child and attended our founder, Donna Ryan’s, birth class.  Our newest student manuals include… Read more »

Should I Circumcise My Baby? Guest Post By Dr Adrienne Carmack, Urologist

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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 medical personnel questioning and challenging the common practice of routine infant circumcision. Dr Carmack has also recently published a book detailing her fascinating story as she… Read more »

New and Updated Online Childbirth Classes

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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 »

Birth Boot Camp Has Launched A New Website!

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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

Free Pregnancy Nutrition eBook

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 “symptoms,” but it just makes life more pleasant. But we all know that eating well is… Read more »

The Birth of Hannah- A Birth Boot Camp Natural Hospital Birth Story!

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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 »

Top 3 Things To Bring To Your Birth

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When it comes to pregnancy, birth and babies it seems as though the lists are never ending. From the “layette” to countless nursery items, monthly pregnancy clothes and even various and sundry age appropriate toys the experts say you will “need”, it can all seem a little overwhelming.

10 Ways to Support Dad Postpartum

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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 »

Down With Anti-Nutrients!- Tips For Feeding Your Family Healthier

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  Today we are featuring a guest post from one of our many incredible instructors, Maggie Butterfield.  Maggie is passionate about nutrition because she has seen the difference it makes in the health of her family. A proud VBAC mother, teacher and much more, we are proud to call her one of our own. Enjoy her… Read more »

Placenta Encapsulation: Mother Nature’s Gift for Postpartum Wellness

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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. Today she… Read more »