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COVID-19 Update from TBC

COVID-19 Update from TBC

Updated March 23, 2020 Dear Birth Center Families,   We would like to update you on new Birth Center policy changes based on the most current recommendations.  Office visitor policy: If at all possible, consider coming to your office visit alone. ...

Tips for Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19

Tips for Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19

by Anna Marie Trotman Parents all over the world are facing the same problems and concerns, as we are quarantined to our homes. As public conversations around coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increase, children may worry about themselves, their family members, and...

Spring Into a Healthier You!

Spring Into a Healthier You!

by Anna Marie Trotman, Integrative Nutrition Coach March is National Nutrition Month, sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and...

A Conversation About Cupping

A Conversation About Cupping

by Tricia Kramer, L.Ac. I was in coffee shop when I overheard a conversation from the table next to me.  I looked over to see two young women -the one loudly said to her friend, “I want to look like Michael Phelps. You know, with red and purple spots all over my...

Raising Nearly Perfect Children?

Raising Nearly Perfect Children?

by Christopher Largent Many Native societies used to produce remarkably healthy children - mentally, emotionally, and physically.  How did they do it?  According to accounts of Native elders, they raised them as human beings - small but real people. What...

A Transition for Lactation Support at The Birth Center

A Transition for Lactation Support at The Birth Center

by Corinne Daut, RN, IBCLC, Director of Lactation Services My mentor, Katie Madden, has moved on to grow her Balanced Breastfeeding business and open her own private practice.  I am beyond proud of her. She has taught Gwynne and I so much over the last three years,...

Winter Herbal Remedies

Winter Herbal Remedies

by Jessica Ladin Jessica Ladin is a birth doula, forest kindergarten teacher, and mama to two children. Her interest in herbal medicine deepened after becoming pregnant and then having children. She enjoys combining her learning about the childbearing years with...

Fourth Trimester: Emotional Realities

Fourth Trimester: Emotional Realities

by Patty Haman, MA, NBCC Once you are home with your first baby, you will be experiencing many situations and internal emotions and reactions that may feel incredibly isolating and stressful. Having a baby can trigger many physical, emotional and mental reactions that...

Healing Touch is One of the Best in Energy Medicine Therapy

Healing Touch is One of the Best in Energy Medicine Therapy

by Barbara McAnany, Healing Touch Certified Practitioner, HTCP, Owner of Barbara’s Healing Touch I first learned of Energy Medicine back when my sons were teens-rocking the boat and I didn’t know whether I was floating or sinking!   A Yoga Instructor inspired me as...

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