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Integrative Care at The Birth Center: Holistic Women’s HealthCare, LLC “Health is not only to be well, but to use well every power we have”. Florence Nightingale, 1893 Integrative Care at the Birth Center is a collaboration of health care practitioners and partners...

Baby Bodywork

Note from Katie Madden, RN, IBCLC: Today’s guest blog comes from Colleen McLaughlin, LMT, RN, a friend and colleague who shares my passion for working with babies and their families. Below, Colleen describes how her work with babies can help loosen up any tightness...

What to Expect at Your Prenatal Office Visit

Excerpt from The Birth Center Client Manual Frequency You should schedule your first visit about 8-10 weeks after your last menstrual period. After the initial visit, the CNMs will see you every four weeks until you are 28 weeks pregnant, every 2 weeks until you are...

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...

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