Monthly Archives: March 2010

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:

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Christian Childbirth Class enrolling now for May 2010

Are you expecting? Are you a Christian and searching for a childbirth class that acknowledges God as the creator of life and the designer of labor? Are you searching for a childbirth class to inform you of all the options … Continue reading

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The truth behind the most common reason for cesareans today: a local ICAN meeting

This Monday, March 22, come to Bongo East for a very informative and well researched meeting about the biggest causes of cesareans. Any expectant mama or future expectant mama should make it a point to be here. “Does (Birth) History … Continue reading

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How to Find Your Doula

Get referrals. Ask your childbirth class teacher, friends, and your care provider. Check online. Well here you are. Check. Visit organization’s websites that train and certify doulas, such as Interview several doulas before choosing one. Interviews can take place … Continue reading

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C-Section rates for Tennessee Hospitals

Finally, facts for women about the c-section rate at your local hospital. These numbers are from 2008, but are better than nothing, which is what we had before. Thank you, thank you, for compiling and posting. This is so so … Continue reading

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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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Alpha: Christ Centered Childbirth Preparation

Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; 
my hope comes from him. Ps 62:5 Learn about God’s design in pregnancy and childbirth. Learn comfort measures and relaxation techniques to use during labor. A complete childbirth preparation, that informs and … Continue reading

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Considering homebirth?

Read this article posted on Lamaze International’s research blog, Science & Sensibility. Judith Lothian, PhD, RN and LCCE followed 20 women in the US who chose homebirth, and comes to the conclusion that they all made this decision to ‘be … Continue reading

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