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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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Routine Prenatal Vaginal Exams

I’m often asked if midwives perform routine vaginal exams during prenatal visits. My answer is simple—no we do not.Why? Because there is no evidence that shows any benefit from the procedure unless you are planning an induction. A routine prenatal vaginal exam is...

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To Hat or Not To Hat

To Hat or Not To Hat

It’s National Hat Day and although we appreciate the value of a a great hat, there’s a time and a place.It has become customary to put a little knit cap on your baby’s brand new noggin to keep them nice and toasty just after birth. Although it sounds like a...

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Introducing Dog & Baby

For dog lovers, our pets are family.If this is your first pregnancy, your dog might have very well been your first baby. When it comes time to bringing your baby home for the first time, you might be wondering how to introduce your dog to...

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Birth Story: Baby Boy

Second Time’s a Charm This is the story of my second birth. My first birth was a typical hospital birth. Epidural, episiotomy, separation after birth, ya know… just an average day at L&D. I really wanted a natural birth, but didn’t have the confidence to actually...

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