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Advantages of Using a Midwife

Advantages of Using a Midwife

Advantages of Using a Midwife When you discover you are pregnant, one of the first things you might start thinking about is what kind of care you want to receive. Your first prenatal appointment can happen any time from 6-8 weeks, which can come pretty quickly! That...

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Tips on Writing a Birth Plan

Tips on Writing a Birth Plan

Tips on Writing a Birth Plan  Chances are that even if you are normally a more ‘go with the flow’ type of person, pregnancy has changed you into a natural planner. With a baby on the way, planning and preparing make all of the lifestyle changes much easier.  You have...

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Natural Ways to Manage Labor

Natural Ways to Manage Labor

Natural Ways to Manage Labor At Birthways Family Birth Center, we are advocates for natural childbirth. Natural childbirth is a vaginal birth with little to no intervention or use of traditional pain medications. It is important to keep in mind that there is no “right...

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Assembling Your Birth Team

Assembling Your Birth Team

Assembling Your Birth Team Truth is: birth is a big deal, and it takes a lot of hard work. That means that having a supportive team behind you every step of the way is an important part of working toward the birth you dream about. In fact, research shows that...

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Wellness Care for Life

Wellness Care for Life

Wellness Care for Life At Birthways Family Birth Services, we believe in a holistic approach to your health and wellness, providing Midwifery Care throughout your whole life. Most think of midwives and birth centers as only caring for pregnant women, but our midwives...

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Breastfeeding Problems & Solutions

Breastfeeding Problems & Solutions

Breastfeeding Problems & Solutions You want the best for your healthcare - so do we. Our team focuses on every aspect of your pregnancy and postpartum care including your breastfeeding journey. Breastfeeding is exactly that: a journey, filled with many ups and...

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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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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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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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