Posts Categorized: Natural Childbirth

Choosing a provider: Understanding the medical and midwifery models of care

What is the difference between the midwifery and the medical model of care? One of the first decisions that a woman makes, after her discovery of pregnancy, is her choice of care provider. In most countries, there are two basic care providers available- the obstetrician and the midwife. There are many factors that contribute to… Read more »

Three Basic Baby Carriers

Three Basic Baby Carriers From Newborn To Toddler Babywearing is one of the seven B’s of attachment parenting. While Dr. Sears told us all the benefits of babywearing, he could have written a completely separate book on the different WAYS to wear your baby. Like most things with babies, I am of the mindset that… Read more »

Birth Story – Kadence

One of our goals at Birth Boot Camp is to train couples in natural birth.  This tender birth story from one of our former students exemplifies everything we hope for our couples.  You will see a father go from scoffing the idea of natural birth and frightened of birth videos to being an amazing and… Read more »

What are people saying about Birth Boot Camp online classes?

“The class on actual labor and pushing was a favorite. It helped me know what labor looked like.” “We LOVED the birth films! They especially helped my husband. We enjoyed class on vocalizing labor, that really helped.” “Birth Boot Camp told me I could do it. It taught me how to be verbal and make… Read more »

What is Pitocin?

What is Pitocin? First synthesized around 1953, Pitocin is now commonly used in labor and delivery both to begin or speed labor.   It can also be used postpartum to stop excessive bleeding or  hemorrhage, which can be life threatening if left untreated. While Pitocin is chemically the same as your body’s naturally produced oxytocin, there… Read more »