Category Archives: Pregnancy

What is a Labor/Birth Doula?

A doula is a Professional Labor Support Specialist who accompanies women in labor to help ensure a safe and satisfying birth experience. A doula draws on her knowledge and experience as a childbirth educator and trained labor support specialist to provide emotional support, physical comfort and, as needed, communication with the staff to make
sure that the pregnant couple have the information needed to make informed decisions as they arise in labor. Continue reading

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Nutrition in Pregnancy

Many women look at pregnancy as a chance for a free for all eating marathon. Yes you definitely need to intake more calories, but you want to be sure that you are getting the nutrients necessary to help ease your body into this transition as well as benefit your baby.It is crucial for every expectant mother to understand the importance of proper nutritional needs and how important a high-quality diet is for facilitating proper fetal growth and development. Our first step as parents is to begin healthy eating habits for our children beginning with those precious little ones growing inside. Continue reading

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