Birth

14 Reasons to Hire a Birth Doula

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Welcoming a new baby to the world this year? Do yourself a favor. Hire a doula. Research shows that doula support has a huge impact on labor outcomes. A birth doula provides emotional, physical, and informational support prenatally, continuously during labor, and postpartum.   If a doula were a drug, it would be unethical not […]

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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 […]