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Your Birth Matters

your birth matters

Your Birth Matters “I transformed after birth…I became a mother. It was the scariest yet most joyful feeling I’d ever experienced.” ~Laurie McGowan, prenatal educator and doula in Calgary, Alberta Birth matters deeply for every person involved- the mother, her partner and even their baby. In many ways the impact of childbirth is totally unknown… Read more »

Houston Birth Class

Houston Birth Class

Houston Birth Class Kristi Keen is one of our fabulous Birth Boot Camp instructors and doulas living, teaching, and supporting women in birth in Houston and Sugarland Texas. There are a lot of us instructors and doulas these days, but Kristi manages to be everybody’s sweetheart. We love this girl. And you will too. Take… Read more »

Birth Class-It’s Not Just For Moms!

Birth Class- It's Not Just For Moms

Birth Class-It’s Not Just For Moms! Some pregnant women might wonder why their partner, who is decidedly NOT pregnant, should have a birth class. And some partners might wonder why they need to learn all this stuff when they will not be giving birth. Oh, but the partner DOES need a birth class, perhaps even… Read more »

Birth Classes in Houston, TX

birth classes in houston, TX

Birth Classes in Houston, TX Kacy Bunte is one of our treasured instructors for Birth Boot Camp. As this company grows and the women who join us increase, we are constantly amazed at the unique talents that each of them bring to the table. Kacy creates so many incredible games and class additions that she… Read more »

Family Centered Cesarean

family centered cesarean

Family Centered Cesarean The practice of family-centered cesarean (also known as gentle cesarean) is becoming more widely talked about in the birth community as well as mainstream media outlets. We are excited to see this shift towards a gentler cesarean because it indicates a shift to mother-centered care that better supports her and her family… Read more »

Online vs Live Childbirth Classes

online vs live childbirth classes

Online vs Live Childbirth Classes- Which is right for you?   We are excited to be able to offer both online and in-person childbirth classes to our students. We also realize that each couple has different needs and what works perfect for one may not be great for another. So how do you decide what… Read more »

Birth Boot Camp Retreat, 2015

Supporting Arms, Birth Boot Camp Retreat, 2015

Birth Boot Camp Retreat, 2015 At Birth Boot Camp, we love educating couples through online and in-person childbirth classes. We also love watching our instructors and doulas grow in knowledge and education. Every three years (despite begging for more often) we have committed to hosting a Birth Boot Camp Retreat. A few months ago we… Read more »

Strengthen The Pelvic Floor Without Kegels

strengthen the pelvic floor without kegels

Strengthen The Pelvic Floor Without Kegels What pregnant or post-baby mama doesn’t worry about their pelvic floor? Those sudden sneezes that make you need to clench up and cross your legs…they don’t have to be part of your life! Yes, the stressed or weakened pelvic floor is the culprit behind those “oops” moments. We all… Read more »

Birth Boot Camp DOULA Training, April 2015

Birth Boot Camp DOULA training, April 2015

Birth Boot Camp DOULA Training, April 2015 We are pleased to announce the certification of our second crop of Birth Boot Camp DOULAS! These women are just so incredible and we are excited to bring them to towns across America (and one in Canada)! So what happens at Birth Boot Camp DOULA training? Well, our… Read more »

20 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks

20 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks

20 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks Eating healthy pregnancy snacks can be an excellent way to feel better and be healthier during your pregnancy. Thoughtful eating of high protein and nutrient dense foods during pregnancy can make pregnancy more comfortable, enjoyable, and may even help you can have the birth you want. Here are some snacks that are filling,… Read more »