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What Are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

What are Braxton HIcks Contractions?

What Are Braxton Hicks Contractions? Braxton Hicks contractions are named for the doctor who “discovered” them in 1872. We can only assume, however, that women did, in fact, feel Braxton Hicks contractions in the centuries before their naming in 1872. So what are Braxton Hicks contractions? Braxton Hicks contractions usually feel like spotty, painless, or… Read more »

Newborn Breastfeeding and the 10th Day Growth Spurt

Newborn Breastfeeding and the 10th Day Growth Spurt Trouble with breastfeeding often starts with the newborn. In fact, the common but often unknown 10th day growth spurt can cause confusion when nursing a newborn. Breastfeeding success has always been an important goal for Birth Boot Camp and breastfeeding education is included in our online and in-person… Read more »

Birth Classes on Whidbey Island, WA

Birth Boot Camp childbirth educator on Whibley Island, Washington State

Birth Classes on Whidbey Island, WA Today we will introduce you to Kim Graves. She was one of the incredible women who has taken our training. Now residing and teaching childbirth classes in Washington State on Whidbey Island, she is dedicated to helping women have better births no matter where she is. The choice to… Read more »

Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care

Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care

Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care Chiropractic care during pregnancy is something that we have always encouraged for our students. The reasons for this are many and can  include: -Increased comfort during pregnancy . Back pain during pregnancy is a common problem that can be helped with chiropractic. The benefits can extend beyond this issue and help… Read more »

Birth Boot Camp Childbirth Instructor Training, October 2014

Birth Boot Camp Childbirth Instructor Training, October, 2014 We just finished up our 10th (!!!) natural childbirth instructor training for Birth Boot Camp. It is hard to believe that we have achieved this milestone. Here are some highlights from our most recent training in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas. This picture shows our instructors geared up and… Read more »

4 Reasons You Should Travel For Doula Training

4 reasons you should travel for doula training

Have you checked out Birth Boot Camp DOULA? You probably noticed some big, exciting differences between our training and other trainings out there These differences are well thought out, purposeful and based on the experience and expertise of the birth professionals who created this professional doula certification program. One of the things that sets Birth… Read more »

What Your Doctor Wants To Tell You About Birth, But Can’t

Too often, medical doctors are portrayed as the bad guys in the birthing world. In truth, there is a lot we don’t see and which they really can’t talk about. We are excited to share this guest post today from Jessicca Moore, a family nurse practitioner and filmmaker in Petaluma, CA. Jessica is currently raising… Read more »

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

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 »

Natural Birth Classes in Arlington, TX

birth classes in Arlington, TX

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 »