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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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Birth Classes on Whidbey Island, WA

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 […]

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Prodromal Labor- What Is It and What Can You Do About It?

Prodromal Labor- What is it and what can you do about it? You are 38 weeks pregnant. It is 10pm at night and your labor starts. YAY! Contractions are 7 minutes apart, steady and lasting about 45 seconds. They don’t feel like Braxton-Hicks contractions, so this must be the real thing! Steady, real, feeling like […]

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Birth Classes in Abilene, TX

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 […]

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Are Birth Classes For Women Planning An Epidural?

Are Birth Classes For Women Planning An Epidural? One thing that we as a company and our fabulous birth instructors get asked on occasion is this: “Are birth classes for women planning an epidural?” The short answer is a surprising yes.  And we aren’t just saying that because we sell birth classes.  No matter what […]

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Cytotec in Birth

Cytotec In Birth Once you begin researching birth, you will probably stumble up the product known as Cytotec. Because of a powerful ability to cause uterine contractions, Cytotec has found its way into obstetric practice. What should you know about Cytotec before your birth? Basic facts about Cytotec Cytotec is a medication used to prevent […]

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The Benefits of a Doula

The Benefits of a Doula Sometimes called a labor assistant, a doula is person who assists a woman in labor.   In recent years, doulas have become more popular and widespread.   Research and personal experience show that a doula can be an integral part of a woman’s birth team, not only during labor but […]

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Birth of Axle

We have the privilege today of sharing a birth story from one of our students.   We are so grateful to them for sharing such a private event with all of us and so glad that they had a great birth.   Education really does make a difference! The Birth of Axle I think my […]

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Oxytocin

  What is Oxytocin? Oxytocin is an amazing little hormone. Even if you don’t know what oxytocin is, you probably notice its effects each day. Oxytocin is sometimes referred to as the “love hormone” and it has a unique role in many of life’s important events. Oxytocin is released by activities such as cuddling, nursing, […]

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5 Ways to Avoid a C-Section

The C-section rate is currently  just over  30% in the US and many women wonder how they can avoid this surgery for their birth.  This number is so big it can feel like we are powerless to do anything to prevent a cesarean. There are things that do help women lower their chance of c-section. […]

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