Posts Categorized: Natural Childbirth

Do It Yourself Newborn Photography Tips

In the current economy and with the easy availability of advanced cameras, a lot of new parents are looking to take their own pictures of their newborn baby. Although North America’s Top Newborn Celebrity Photographers Keri Meyers & Jennifer Blakeley recommend you hire a professional newborn photographer, they have developed some tips for those looking… Read more »

California Training Wrap-Up!

In September, Birth Boot Camp hit the road and did an instructor training workshop in beautiful southern California.  We are so excited to welcome all our new west coast Birth Boot Camp instructors!

11 Reasons To Take a 10-Week Birth Class

11 reasons to take a 10 week birth class

11 Reasons To Take A 10-Week Birth Class When preparing for a natural birth, couples inevitably must make decisions about what is most important to them and what fits into their financial situation.  Birth classes are offered everywhere and vary greatly.  From buffet style hospital classes (where you pick and choose which classes you need),… Read more »

What is Mother-Friendly Care?

What is Mother Friendly Care?

What is Mother-Friendly Care? Mother-Friendly is short for the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative (MFCI).  There are 10 steps, which an institution or care provider must take in order to be considered “mother-friendly”.   They are very specific and some steps are harder to achieve than others.  Do not just assume that your care provider is Mother-Friendly…. Read more »

The Rh Factor & Your Pregnancy

Rhesus (Rh) incompatibility is a pregnancy topic that is very near and dear to my heart, since my blood type is Rh negative and my husband’s is Rh positive.  My midwife discussed it with us early in my pregnancy, and I spent a lot of time researching it on my own.