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Let’s Be Heart Smart

Let’s Be Heart Smart

by Anna Marie Trotman February is American Heart Month which encourages Americans to focus on their heart health and get their families, friends and communities involved. But this year with the focus being on the pandemic and vaccines, heart health seems to have taken...

Winter Herbal Remedies

Winter Herbal Remedies

by Jessica Ladin Got the winter sniffles or blues? There’s an herb for that! Getting a cold while pregnant or breastfeeding can make this magical time feel anything but magical. And when your child gets a runny nose or a sore throat, you might feel helpless not...

Reflecting on Black History Month

Reflecting on Black History Month

by Zoë Marcus As Black History Month comes to a close, it's important to take some time to reflect on the important contributions of Black Americans in the history of reproductive health and midwifery and the ways in which we can support improving outcomes in maternal...

Managing a Cold, Covid, and Flu in Pregnancy

Managing a Cold, Covid, and Flu in Pregnancy

By: Megan Jones, RN This document was created to help you manage your cold symptoms while pregnant: We recommend anyone with cold symptoms to get tested for Covid- 19 at onset of symptoms.  Natural Remedies Hydration- Increasing your baseline water intake will...

What Is The Birth Center Difference?

What Is The Birth Center Difference?

With all the precautions we have had to make in order to keep our families and staff safe we decided to go to our TBC mamas for a reminder of what we stand for, who we are here for, and shed some insight to those of you out there wondering " What is the TBC...

Pregnancy & Labor Advice: From Birth Center Mamas

Pregnancy & Labor Advice: From Birth Center Mamas

Last week a mama asked for any advice experienced mamas had for pregnancy and labor on our private Facebook groups (email thebirthcenter@thebirthcenter if you would like to join). There were so many great responses, I thought it would be helpful to collect them and...

Parenting; Be kind to yourself. 2022

Parenting; Be kind to yourself. 2022

We're all aware that Pinterest perfect parents do not exist, and Instagram photos do not show you behind the scenes. Parenting is trial and error. Let's start a new trend moving forward; be kind to yourself 2022. Today we are going to talk about how to cope with...

Birth Without Fear.

Birth Without Fear.

By Stacey AvilaHear me out for a moment, epidurals and active pain management for childbirth are not enemies. A birthing choice is individually made per the laborer and should always be supported. With this being said, knowledge is the solution to all fears. When you...

The First Trimester

The First Trimester

by Stacey Avila It all starts with two faint lines on a pee stick, and suddenly you're hit with a rush of emotions. The pulsing in your veins, the heart racing adrenaline. At this point, you are envisioning a brand new life. No one reacts the same in this...

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