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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...

Why and How to Wash Fruits and Vegetables

by Anna Marie Trotman Eat More Fruits and Vegetables During the summer months, local fruits and vegetables are readily available at farmers markets, farm stands, and in the supermarket. But how safe is it to take the produce off the shelf, give it a quick rinse and...

Our Mission and Values

Photo credit: Blueprint Photography Mission "To empower and support women and families by providing quality and holistic women’s health care, education, and community.   Core Values Holistic, Empowering, & Supportive   Holistic The Birth Center is holistic. We care...

What Is The Birth Center Difference?

What is The Birth Center difference? We went straight to our mamas on Facebook to hear what they had to say! "Whole woman care." ~ Kate "A whole team who’s in it for YOU, who will support YOU every step of the way to help you achieve YOUR goals." ~ Randy "Freedom." ~...

Plane Ride with a Toddler

by Kristen Abercrombie Proud mama moment! We successfully completed our first vacation via plane ride with our 2-year-old. She did fabulous, even with flight delays and no real nap. I know there are frequent questions about flying with kids and here are some tips for...

The Birth Center Believes…

The Birth Center believes… Women have the right to seek care that is medically safe, that fits their lifestyle, and that recognizes and respects their individual, physical, spiritual, psychological, and economic needs. Women and their families have the right and...

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any books I should get to prepare for pregnancy and birth? We have a large lending library at The Birth Center full of our favorite titles.  When choosing a book, look for authors who support normalcy, the power of your body, and holistic management of...

Why Clients Love TBC for GYN Care!

“I love the midwives so much!” ~Kaley “The midwives take the time to talk to you, find out what is going on, and genuinely care about you as a person and not just a patient on a list. The relationship is important.” ~Mary “They make me feel like an actual person and...

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