Posts Categorized: Natural Childbirth

21 Things Women Are Really Thinking In Labor

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Labor. The BIG day. Birth. What is a partner to do?! How do you remember it all? How can you make it through with all well and a mama who still loves you? Here are some fabulous tips from moms who KNOW what a woman in labor needs from her partner. Compiled from our expert… Read more »

Birth Classes in Abilene, TX

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Natural Birth Classes in Abilene, TX We are excited to share with you a series of articles highlighting our diverse group of birth instructors. These are the amazing women who are doing real work trying to make birth better for women and their families all over the world. Today we introduce Hailie Wolfe, a birth… Read more »

Rock Your Natural Birth…at the Hospital! – Guest Post By Lauren Rauseo

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Today we have a guest post from Lauren Rauseo. A mother of three and author of the recently published book, “Natural Birth for the Mainstream Mama,” we are excited to share her thoughts on some basic things that can help you have an amazing natural birth in a hospital. Her book just happens to mention… Read more »

Doula Myth: I Don’t Need A Doula, My Nurse Will Help Me!

Doula Myth: I don't need a doula, my nurse will help me!

  Today we are excited to share a guest post from an incredibly experienced doula and one of the driving forces behind our very own Birth Boot Camp DOULA program, Maria Pokluda. Maria’s words of wisdom on the importance of and difference between both a doula and a labor and delivery nurse are so important.  Enjoy… Read more »

Natural Birth Classes in Arlington, TX

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Birth Boot Camp now has over 100 instructors spanning from coast to coast in the United States and a couple in other countries (and more to come!) We simply adore our birth instructors and are so glad they have taken this leap with us to help make birth better through education. Because there are so… Read more »

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 »