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“Common Vaginal Myths”

“Common Vaginal Myths”

By Stacey O. Avila, CCMA The amount of misinformation out there and how much people feed into the myths and misrepresentation of the vagina can be extremely harmful. Feminine hygiene and purity seem to be the prime sources behind unhealthy vagina conversations. The...

My tips for the “Adjusting Period”

My tips for the “Adjusting Period”

By Erin Lelko, RN When my second kiddo was born, my first child had a hard time adjusting. It was also about that time he was hitting the terrible 3's (which no one ever seems to talk about). I quickly realized there was not only a power struggle for independence but...

Parenting Through The Terrible twos

Parenting Through The Terrible twos

Raising a little human is like finger painting, beautiful yet messy. As a parent we want to be the best for our children learning to navigate small bodies with big emotions can be challenging at times, regardless of your parenting strategies. Here we will talk about...

A Safe Place

A Safe Place

By: Stacey O. Avila, CCMA In a world full of anxiety there is nothing better than acceptance, being able to walk into a room and be yourself with no judgment is a privilege many take for granted. For the LGBTQ+ community, safe spaces are often hard to find. Here at...

Rethink Your Drink

Rethink Your Drink

By Anna Marie Trotman - Nutrition Consultant  Now that summer is almost  here it’s important to make sure you and your family stay hydrated. The importance of drinking enough fluids each day is crucial for many reasons: to regulate body...

Rethink Your Drink

Rethink Your Drink

By Anna Marie Trotman - Nutrition Consultant  Now that summer is almost  here it’s important to make sure you and your family stay hydrated. The importance of drinking enough fluids each day is crucial for many reasons: to regulate body...

Call The Doula !

Call The Doula !

By: Stacey Avila Are you feeling anxious about your pregnancy or birth experience?  We know a Birth Center birth is not  for everyone. Women make decisions based on what is best for them and their families when it comes to their birth experience. This is why,  at The...

MY PERINATAL DEPRESSION

MY PERINATAL DEPRESSION

By: Lamya Abdel-Rahman “How did your pregnancies differ?” Jess had just found out that I had had my children in pairs, Zayne and Noreen, followed by Ali and Amir seven years later. She was curious to know how my earlier pregnancies with Zayne and Noreen differed from...

The Importance of Your Annual Well Woman Exam

The Importance of Your Annual Well Woman Exam

As the coronavirus pandemic is waning, many people are still a little apprehensive, about coming in to The Birth Center to have their annual preventative check-ups. National numbers on annual physicals have plummeted as many people opt to delay these important visits...

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