Pregnancy is a magical time. It is also a time of worry and concern for many families. We naturally want to do what is best for our baby and not endanger them in any way. Many people wonder if it is safe to make love during pregnancy. Of course, you should always consult your care […]
Happy New Year from Birth Boot Camp! As we look back on 2012, we saw an exciting year of growth and have much to be grateful for. Birth Boot Camp launched in March of 2012 under the direction of our founder, Donna Ryan, and our Advisory Board. We started offering the first, full series of […]
Group B Strep or GBS, is a bacteria that lives in the intestines, urinary and genital tracts of many healthy people. It is generally not serious in adults, but can be life-threatening to a newborn. Most adults do not have symptoms, but occasionally will develop an infection, such as a bladder infection or urinary tract […]
Many families are beginning to realize how important a natural birth can be to both them and their babies. But the idea of having a natural birth can be overwhelming and when you first begin pursuing it. Here are a few tips on getting the natural birth you are looking for. 1) Take a natural […]
In our childbirth education classes, we recommend to parents that they seriously consider hiring a doula. There are many benefits to having a doula attend your birth, including fewer interventions, shorter labor and a more positive experience for both mom and dad. Physical and emotional support for mom are key to a great labor. So […]
Many women, especially when pregnant for the first time, are anxious to know when they will begin to show.
Breastfeeding is one of the most important things you can do for your child. We can learn a lot from other mammals.
“The amount of knowledge was irreplaceable. I never could have gotten through labor without it! Thanks again!” – M.B.
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