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Episiotomies

an excerpt from The Birth Center Client Manual Episiotomies are performed at the TBC on an as-needed basis, not routinely. Our hope is that throughout the prenatal period, a relationship of trust will be established between you and us. Then, in the rare situation an...

New Government Report Recommends Birth Center Care

AABC Birth Centers provide mothers and newborns with a Strong Start! The key takeaway from the report. “Women who received prenatal care in Strong Start Birth Centers had better birth outcomes and lower costs relative to similar Medicaid beneficiaries not enrolled in...

Fertility Awareness Methods

Fertility awareness methods can be beneficial for preventing pregnancy and trying to conceive. You may have also heard the term natural family planning which can also refer to these methods. Some women prefer fertility awareness methods since there are no hormones or...

Everything You Need to Know About the Birth Center Move

The Birth Center is currently scheduled to move the office December 7th through December 9th. The office will be closed on Friday, December 7th. There will be no classes or groups on the 8th or 9th. Classes on December 10th and forward will be at the new address. If...

Food Ideas for Baby Led Weaning

by Justine Deputy, RN, MSN Photo Credit: Kasey Stacey, Birth Center Mama Time to start solids? There are various options for where to begin. Some families do purees, some baby-led weaning, and others a combination of the two. For learning more about what might be best...

Wave of Light

About Wave of Light Hank's Hope Inc. will be hosting the first annual Wave of Light. The Wave of Light is a way to join communities together on October 15, which is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Day. People all over the world light a candle in memory at 7pm...

Bacterial Vaginosis

There are both good and bad bacteria that can be found in our bodies. An imbalance of this bacteria in the vagina can cause bacterial vaginosis. We often see bacterial vaginosis in our clients at The Birth Center. Today we are sharing the education sheet from the...

What to Expect… At Your Home Visit and One Week Visit

by Justine Deputy, RN, MSN Photo: Heather (TBC Mama), photo by Nicole Dimotsis of Femina Photo & Design Although The Birth Center has early discharge after birth, you can read more about that here, you receive a plethora of follow-up that exceeds the standard...

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