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Where am I?

I have been on a pregnancy and birth journey. I’m sorry to have been missing for so very long. The journey has been marked by hills, along with their coinciding valleys, which culminated in the birth of a beautiful baby … Continue reading

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Push Principles and Preparation

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Nashville’s Christian Childbirth Class: Alpha

Alpha is a faith-based comprehensive childbirth class to prepare you for the birth of your child whether it is at home, a hospital, or a birth center. Registering now! Check out the website: alphachildbirth.com.

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Do You Doula? Video Documentary

This YouTube video by Birth Matters Virginia discusses the roles of doulas during childbirth. Hear from care providers, doulas, and couples who have used doulas. Watch here: DoYouDoula?

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Christian Childbirth Series Coming SOON!

Classes held in Sumner County, open to anyone 4 week series (2 hours per week) beginning March 1st Learn faith based techniques to reduce pain, decrease anxiety, and increase a positive birthing experience. Learn how to use scripture to decrease … Continue reading

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Pregnant mother, know this.

I would not put it past myself to tell every pregnant woman I meet these things, as it’s the doula heart within me, but am also attune to social boundaries, and telling a nearly perfect stranger these things may be … Continue reading

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ChildbirthConnection.org latest Press Release: MATERNITY CARE, A MAJOR SEGMENT OF HEALTH INDUSTRY, MUST BE OVERHAULED FOR HEALTH CARE REFORM TO SUCCEED

This article is compelling and includes comprehensive facts about childbirth in the US in just two easy to read pages.  Be sure to read their 8 steps to reform maternity care.  Have questions? Let’s talk. http://www.childbirthconnection.org/article.asp?ck=10584

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Be aware: Postpartum Depression

Being a mother is one of the hardest jobs anyone can do, and having a mood disorder can make a hard job feel impossible. Many women experience some form of postpartum mood disorders. Having a mental illness is not a … Continue reading

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“Your Best Birth” book review

From now on, when a woman tells me she is pregnant, or is planning on getting pregnant, my first question is, ‘how are you feeling?’ and my second question is ‘have you read “Your Best Birth?”‘  Ricki Lake and Abbi … Continue reading

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