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Integrative Approach to Health and Healing

by Pamela Poad FNP-BC, CHt Integrative medicine is a healing-oriented practice that looks at the whole person: body, mind, spirit, and all aspects of lifestyle.  As an Integrative, Family Nurse Practitioner, I have seen many positive and negative patient...

What to Expect at Your Home Visit

by Justine Deputy, RN, MSN Photo: Clare Davis, Birth Center Mama As many of you know, Mamas and Babies go home about four to six hours after birth. If you aren’t familiar with early discharge at TBC, read more here. Even though families go home earlier than you may in...

Intimate Partner Abuse

About one of every three women will be abused (American College of Nurse-Midwives, 2017). At The Birth Center: Holistic Women’s Health Care LLC, we see women from adolescence through menopause and many have experienced intimate partner abuse. We listen to clients...

Be An Amazing Postpartum Visitor

by Katie Madden, RN, IBCLC Photo: Jessica, Birth Center Mama Someone you love has just had her first baby: your sister, your best friend, your close colleague from the office. You know you can’t wait to get over there and squeeze that tiny bundle and sniff her little...

Prenatal Yoga

The Benefits of Mindful Movement and Breath Work During Pregnancy by: Julie Macedo 200RYT, Registered Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga teacher, Registered Fertility Yoga Teacher Yoga means “to yoke.” Often it is interpreted as a practice of yoking the mind, body, and...

Healing and Learning Circles

by Dr. Karen Avino, RN "Health is not only to be well, but to use well every power we have.” Florence Nightingale, 1893 Healing circles are deeply rooted in the traditional practices of indigenous people.  Members sit in a circle to consider a problem or a...

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