Red Flags After Birth: Should I Call My Doctor?

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So you’ve given birth to your beautiful baby and now begins your recovery. As your body works hard to resume its pre-pregnancy state you may wonder if what you are experiencing is normal. You’re not alone. Let’s take a look … Read More

Thankful Thursday – Dairy-Free Pregnancy – Thanksgiving Foods

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I wanted to kick this series off with one of the big things I’m thankful for in my life as the holidays approach, dairy-free food options! Especially for those of us who try to navigate a dairy-free pregnancy! As a … Read More

Infant Sleep the Magical Mythical Unicorn

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Infant sleep can be like a magical, mythical unicorn in a new parent’s world. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked something like “How can I get my baby to sleep at night?” or “Is my baby … Read More

The Truth About Induction of Labor

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I want to take a minute and talk about induction of labor. The opinions on induction of labor are as varied as the people who feel free to offer them so readily. Many only what to share what amounts to … Read More

CenteringParenting Comes to El Rio Birth Center

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Comes to El Rio Birth and Women’s Health Center   “It makes us feel as if we’re not alone. A lot of times we think, ‘I’m the only one going through this’, but then you go to group and you’re … Read More

What to Pack For Your Birth

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One of the most common topics we discuss with the families who hire us is what to pack for your birth. The decision about what to pack for your birth is a common focus as your due date approaches.  Not … Read More

Overcoming Stress in Labor

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For most women, birth is a powerful and intense experience. As a result, it is common for women to seek ways for overcoming stress in labor well before the big day arrives. As doulas, we believe that it is helpful … Read More

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