What is Pitocin?

What is Pitocin?

What is Pitocin? First synthesized around 1953, Pitocin is now commonly used in labor and delivery both to begin or speed labor.     It can also be used postpartum to stop excessive bleeding or   hemorrhage, which can be life threatening if left untreated. While Pitocin is chemically the same as your body’s naturally […]

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Birth Classes in Fort Worth, Texas

Birth Classes in Fort Worth, Texas Today we are excited to introduce Kelli Besancon, one of our Texas childbirth educators. Kelli is a mother of three, a childbirth educator, doula,  and a physical therapist. She is so talented and brings so much to each of her students. We are grateful to have her as part […]

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Birth Classes in Flower Mound, TX

We are excited to introduce you to Callie Corless, one of our Birth Boot Camp instructors. She teaches birth classes in Flower Mound, TX. Callie is a woman of many talents. From doula work to childbirth education, to prenatal fitness, she has so many skills that can help make your birth and pregnancy amazing. Call […]

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Your Amazing Placenta

Your Amazing Placenta The word “placenta” is from the Greek for flat cake or flat plate, which is descriptive of the round, flattish organ created by pregnant women at the very beginning of pregnancy. With the bag of waters attached to the placenta and surrounding the baby, together they nourish and protect the baby for […]

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Birth Boot Camp Regional Trainer in Maryland!

  Birth Boot Camp Regional Trainer in Maryland Carmen Calvo is our incredible North East Regional trainer for Birth Boot Camp. Carmen will be hosting Birth Boot Camp instructor trainings in Baltimore, Maryland! We knew Carmen was special when we first met her in Houston a few years ago. She is an awesome resource in […]

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Continuous Labor Support From Your Doula

Continuous Labor Support From Your Doula A doula brings so much to a birth experience — from relational support to a great hip squeeze. Continuous labor support is one of the many unique things that a doula can provide and is one of the things that makes a doula such an incredible and helpful addition […]

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A Pregnant Woman’s Guide To Surviving the Holidays

A Pregnant Woman’s Guide To Surviving the Holidays It’s that time of year again- the holidays! The lights, the beauty, the excitement are all heightened when you are expecting a little one with whom you can soon enjoy all the Christmas traditions and fun. The holidays can also bring worry, busy schedules, and frequent access […]

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The Cascade of Interventions

The Cascade of Interventions If you are taking a childbirth class, you will inevitably hear the term, cascade of interventions. No, we aren’t talking about a waterfall or dishwasher soap that leaves your glasses sparkling. When it comes to childbirth, the cascade of interventions is a term used to describe how one intervention in birth […]

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5 Secrets to Breastfeeding Success

5 Secrets to Breastfeeding Success We have all heard about breastfeeding and the benefits it can have for baby. There are posters in hospitals and waiting rooms and WIC offices. Yet when it comes down to actually breastfeeding exclusively for the recommended six months (and six more after solids are started), success rates are low. […]

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4 Reasons Dad Needs A Doula

We often talk about why the birthing mother needs a doula, but the truth is that a doula can benefit dad just as much. There are many reasons a couple can both benefit from the presence of a doula, here are just four of them. 4 Reasons Dad Needs A Doula My Name is Megan […]

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