4 Easy Tips for Early Breastfeeding Success

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4 Easy Tips for Early Breastfeeding Success

Your baby will likely begin breastfeeding within the first few minutes of being born.  The next days and weeks that follow … Read More

ECV: Should I Try External Version if Baby’s Breech?

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ECV: Should I Try External Version If Baby's Breech?

The best chance for a safe and healthy delivery comes when baby is born head first.  Complications increase when baby … Read More

Listeria in Pregnancy: Don’t Eat That Lunch Meat!

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Listeria in Pregnancy: Don't eat that lunch meat!

I’m 30 weeks pregnant with baby #6.  Last weekend, I innocently ate a few slices of turkey lunch meat while I was … Read More

GBS: Group B Streptococcus in Pregnancy

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GBS: Group B Streptococcus in Pregnancy

At your last prenatal visit, your doctor or midwife informed you that you’d be tested for GBS on your upcoming … Read More

Kegel exercises during pregnancy: Do I really have to??

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kegel exercises during pregnancy

A lot of pregnant moms ask me about pelvic floor and Kegel exercises during pregnancy.  “Do I really have to … Read More

How to Provide a Clean Catch Urine Sample

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how to provide a clean catch urine sample

You’re about to attend your first prenatal visit, and you’ll likely be asked to provide a urine sample. Believe it … Read More

3 Great Alternatives to Online Lamaze Classes

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3 great alternatives to online lamaze classes

If you’re considering a natural birth, chances are you’ve heard of online Lamaze classes.  But you might not realize that there are … Read More

When to Take Childbirth Classes

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When to take childbirth classes

Are you wondering when to take childbirth classes? If so, you’re not alone!  As a childbirth educator, couples often ask … Read More

Natural Childbirth Classes: Online vs. Local

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natural childbirth classes online vs local

Should you take an online or local natural childbirth class? If you have the desire to experience a natural birth, … Read More

Hypnobirthing Pros and Cons

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hypnobirthing pros and cons

Hypnobirthing classes are a popular choice among expectant mothers.  However, hypnobirthing has its pros and cons.  As always, do your … Read More