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Zayne’s Birth Story

Zayne’s Birth Story

by Lamya Abdel-Rahman The days leading up to Zayne's birth were filled with uncertainty. This would be my first birth experience. How would I handle the labor pains? What would the pain be like? How will labor start? My birth plan was straightforward. No episiotomy....

Staying Safe During the Holidays

Staying Safe During the Holidays

Advice from the World Health Organization Looking After our Mental Health Measures to restrict movement is a part of our new way of life, more and more of us are making huge changes to our daily routines.  The Birth Center staff is asking that you follow the CDC...

Maverick’s Birth Story

Maverick’s Birth Story

by Courtney Seiders My plan my whole pregnancy was to have my son at The Birth Center.  My wife and I fell in love on our initial tour and so it was really set in my mind that I was going to deliver my baby there.   I also set it in my mind that I would give birth...

The Art of Mindfulness

The Art of Mindfulness

by Anna Marie Trotman Growing up I got a Chatty Kathy doll for Christmas. I was almost in my teens and didn’t particularly like the fact that I got a doll, so I gave her to my younger sister. When you pulled a  string the doll talked, and my younger sister loved...

The Sticky Truth About Sugar

The Sticky Truth About Sugar

by Anna Marie Trotman, Nutrition Consultant  Are you confused about sugar? Sugar has gotten a bad rap and well it should.  The average consumption of sugar in the US is 154  pounds per person per year. To break that down, you would have to consume 6 cups of...

Roasting Veggies and More

Roasting Veggies and More

By Anna Marie Trotman, Nutrition Consultant  Even though summer is sadly coming to end, we still have a couple of months left to enjoy locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables. Especially plentiful right now are those yummy root vegetables, but if you are like me you...

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