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Pregancy + Birth During a Pandemic

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  A different world during a pandemic Everyone is feeling overwhelmed and confused. It’s no wonder – information is coming in quickly as those in power attempt to mitigate the effects this pandemic will have on our community and the world at large. Add pregnancy into the mix, and it feels like there’s even more […]

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Routine Screening: glucose tolerance test

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When pregnant, there are several screenings or tests that are advised. Pregnant people must research the risks and benefits to these screenings and decide if they are appropriate for their pregnancy. As a pregnant person who has hired a birth team, you are in control of what screenings/routines/protocols/etc that you consent to. One such screening […]

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Doulas ~ the Power of Continuous Labor Support

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Extensive review of recent studies, including over 15,000 women, shows that families benefit dramatically from continuous labor support during birth. Interesting. Because this is how we’ve traditionally birthed. Surrounded by the support of our friends and family. In a typical hospital setting, women no longer have this support. Labor Support Makes a Difference According to […]