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Giving birth is an exciting experience. Yet, fears about tearing during childbirth are natural and some women are more at risk for serious vaginal tearing. Learn what steps you can take to prevent vaginal tearing during childbirth. #Childbirth #Pregnancy #Labor

How to Prevent Tearing During Childbirth - Healthy Pregnancy

Giving birth is an exciting experience. Yet, fears about tearing during childbirth are natural and some women are more at risk for serious vaginal tearing. Learn what steps you can take to prevent vaginal tearing during childbirth. #Childbirth #Pregnancy #Labor

Feeding on Demand When Breastfeeding | Expressing Mama

Feeding on Demand When Breastfeeding

Are you confused about feeding on demand or scheduled feeding? Click to find out why you should ditch the newborn feeding schedule to benefit you and baby.

Are you confused about feeding on demand or scheduled feeding? Click to find out why you should ditch the newborn feeding schedule to benefit you and baby.

Feeding on Demand When Breastfeeding

Are you confused about feeding on demand or scheduled feeding? Click to find out why you should ditch the newborn feeding schedule to benefit you and baby.

This is a MUST read for every mom who's struggling to love her postpartum body. When you don't bounce back from pregnancy the way you expected, this letter from one woman to her husband will show you the way forward. *Love this so much!

To my husband, after I've had babies...

It seems like forever ago. Before my stretch marks and C-section scar. Before I worried about our babies eating enough veggies and sleeping through the night.

Baby Feeding Cues great to learn as a new parent. You will recognize baby is hungry before they start to cry. Responsive feeding in an important part of developing your newborn baby's health. Read more about Feeding on Demand When Breastfeeding | Expressing Mama

Teenage Anemia – Kinderscape

Squatting opens up your pelvic opening reducing labor duration and enhancing optimal conditions for baby's rotation and descent to take place.

Childbirth Education

Childbirth Education empowering families through evidence based-education

This image does a good job of showing and explaining some of the stages of labor, namly dilation.  When doctors talk about this stage they not only use the word dilation but also effacement.  In order to be ready to deliver a woman must be fully dilated and completely effaced. Effacement just means that the walls of the cervix are completely thinned out.

This image does a good job of showing and explaining some of the stages of labor, namly dilation. When doctors talk about this stage they not only use the word dilation but also effacement. In order to be ready to deliver a woman must be fully dilated and completely effaced. Effacement just means that the walls of the cervix are completely thinned out.

The new mom's guide to the postpartum period, from a nurse's perspective.

A Nurse's Guide to What Actually Happens During the Postpartum Period

The new mom's guide to the postpartum period, from a nurse's perspective.

Contraction Reaction! The 3Rs! Cope with the discomforts of labor with these! #contractionreaction #copewithlabor #labortips

Contraction Reaction! The 3Rs! Cope with the discomforts of labor with these! #contractionreaction #copewithlabor #labortips

Breast hold for a good breastfeeding latch

The Secret To A Good Breastfeeding Latch

Breast hold for a good breastfeeding latch

Dads and doulas- how they work together. Ever wonder why you would need a doula if you have an awesome, prepared partner? Dads need doulas, too!
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Dads and Doulas- How They Work Together - Birth Boot Camp® Amazing Childbirth Education Classes

As a childbirth educator, I began my journey of educating couples with a desire to prepare all the dads or partners in my classes to be the doula for mom. My

comfort measures for labor and birth (page 1)

How To Make The Most Of Your Pregnancy - How to get Pregnant

comfort measures for labor and birth (page 1)

When writing a birth plan, its important to keep your list of preferences simple and succinct.

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When writing a birth plan, its important to keep your list of preferences simple and succinct.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists updated their recommendations for #childbirth.   These new guidelines will give women more autonomy over their birth experiences hopefully leading to less interventions and better birth outcomes.   #maternity #pregnancy  labor and delivery, maternity, nursing, breastfeeding, pregnancy, natural birth, doula, midwife, birth plan, bump style, nursing bra, maternity clothes, baby, newborn, infant

Five ACOG Recommendations for Limiting Intervention during Birth

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recently updated their recommendations to limit intervention during birth. Since these recommendations were released, natural birth advocates have been talking about the impact these changes will have on women’s experiences in birth. We’re thrilled with the expected changes and wanted to share our five favorite recommendations.

VBAC Quote So lucky to have found a VBAC friendly doctor and hospital!!

VBAC Quote So lucky to have found a VBAC friendly doctor and hospital!!