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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 local...

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 follow...

The Lowdown on Sugar: It’s Not So Sweet

by Anna Marie Trotman Integrative Nutrition Health Coach In late June I made a decision to completely eliminate added sugar, and a few other things from my diet for 21 days. I thought 21 days is nothing in the scheme of things, but it’s the mindset I had to get into....

Affirmations

by Justine Deputy, RN, MSN Photo: Gina (TBC Mama), photo by Sugarlove Studio  Labor and birth affirmations are positive statements, thoughts, and inspiration that can be used to help prepare a pregnant mama for labor and birth. These statements can be repeated over...

Integrative Care Delaware

What is Integrative Care Delaware (ICD)? ICD is a service-based organization in the state of Delaware that will provide patients with access to care from a multidisciplinary, integrative treatment team that will incorporate traditional as well as complementary and...

Nutrition and Lifestyle Guide for Gestational Diabetes

by Michelle Porter MPH, RD Photo Credit: Angie Gray Photography A diagnosis of gestational diabetes should not be laced with harsh judgement, scare tactics, and fear of carbohydrates. Rather, I would prefer it to be an opportunity to learn more about your body, your...

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