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Affirmations

Affirmations

Photo: Gina (TBC Mama), photo by Sugarlove Studio  Labor and birth affirmations are positive statements, thoughts, and inspiration that can be used to help prepare a pregnant mama for labor and birth. These statements can be repeated over and over or placed on the...

Spring Into a Healthier You!

Spring Into a Healthier You!

by Anna Marie Trotman, Integrative Nutrition Coach Mama Said! How many times did you hear your mother say, “Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes,” “Eat your greens, they have lots of vitamins,” or “Don’t drink all that soda, it’s bad for your bones!” She was...

The Importance of Your Annual Well Woman Exam

The Importance of Your Annual Well Woman Exam

Don’t Put Your Well Woman Exam Off  Annual gynecologic exams are among the most important ways for women to receive preventive health screening and education that is specific to women. The Birth Center providers are trained to care for...

How to Support Mom: Tips for the Support Person

How to Support Mom: Tips for the Support Person

by Justine Deputy, RN, MSN Being the support person is an important role during the labor, birth, and postpartum period. A lot of people focus on what mom is about to go through as labor nears (rightfully so), but some attention must also be brought to the support...

Cloth Diapering 101

Cloth Diapering 101

by Renee Yarrington The number of decisions we must make as parents is overwhelming. Baby carrier or stroller? Crib or co-sleeper? Circumcision? Vaccinations? Nursery colors? The choices are endless. One thing, that seems like an easy decision is what diapers to use....

COVID-19 Update from TBC

COVID-19 Update from TBC

Prenatal/Office Gynecology/Lactation Visits:LABORING WOMEN: The Birth Center is open as usual for clients in labor with screening to be done during the initial labor call.  We have changed our policy to allow 2 adult support persons, who will also be screened, in...

Your Menstrual Cycle

Your Menstrual Cycle

Nearly half of the female population do not know what is happening inside their bodies while on their period. Understanding your menstrual cycle is extremely important since your period can impact your whole body. Here we are going to break the silence and speak out...

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...