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Human Rights & Consent In Childbirth

Human Rights & Consent In Childbirth

​While we get caught up with the little details of our children’s birth, it’s easy to lose track of the fundamentals and the industry’s standards of care.Even with the privilege we have to live among advanced technology in prenatal care and childbirth, many women are...

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An Unmedicated Birth IS Possible

An Unmedicated Birth IS Possible

Natural Birth IS Possible! Our bodies transform in amazing ways to grow, give birth to, and breastfeed our babies. Many women experience anxiety about birth and are frightened about the pain of labor. This fear may keep expectant mothers from thinking they are capable...

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Delayed Cord Clamping

Delayed Cord Clamping

Delayed cord clamping isn’t a new process and has been part of Birthways Family Birth Center standard of care for as long as we’ve been welcoming babies.In practice, we typically wait until the umbilical cord has stopped pulsating and often until after the...

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Banishing Stress

Banishing Stress

Stress Away Essential Oil The power of smell is an incredible thing and certain herbal blends can dramatically reduce stress and anxiety. Stress Away is an essential oil blend of tropical and citrus that relaxes and comforts the body and...

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Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk

Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk

“There’s no use crying over spilled milk.”A mantra for the breastfeeding mother.In honor of Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day we’ve decided to share some valuable words of wisdom to all the breastfeeding mothers out there that have definitely cried over spilled milk....

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Real Fitness for Real Moms

Real Fitness for Real Moms

Whether you’re expecting or just welcomed your new baby, a little fitness worked into your daily routine is a good thing.Most women think that fitness is a strict gym routine of cardio and weightlifting and that type of environment can be anything but...

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Essential Oils For Wellness

Essential Oils For Wellness

​Essential oils are more powerful than you think.Swapping some household solvents, cosmetics and over the counter medications with some all natural essential oil blends can help you reach your goals of living a healthier and more balanced lifestyle....

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Planning Your Birth Team

Planning Your Birth Team

​Creating a positive birth experience starts with a good support team.Nothing influences your birth more than your birth team. The people you have with you will forever shape your memory of the birth of your child. Research shows that continuous support...

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