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

Childbirth Education for Your Busy Family

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Childbirth Education for the Modern Family You have a desire to learn about the options available for your birth. Yet with the demands on your busy family, attending childbirth education classes can be especially difficult to fit into your schedule.  … Read More

Desert Blossom Women’s Care – Tucson’s New Midwifery Practice

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Tucson’s Newest Midwifery Practice: Desert Blossom Women’s Care Guest Blog by Tricia Nast CNM Our goal as midwives is to offer personalized, respectful, evidence-based care to each woman we serve. Generally speaking, people usually assume that midwives are only for … Read More

The Other Birth Plan – Advanced Healthcare Directive

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As you prepare to give birth to your baby, it’s common to sit down and examine your options.  You may decide to put it in writing in what is known as a birth plan. But there is another type of … Read More

The Ugly 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

Placenta Encapsulation – Your kitchen or mine?

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When it comes to placenta encapsulation, many think that there is a special, lab-sterile space where the placenta is taken to be processed. You may envision an entirely stainless steel space. Perhaps a place like a restaurant kitchen. A place … Read More

Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) Awareness Day

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May 15th is Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness Day.  While up to 3% of pregnant women will experience HG those who do often suffer immensely. Many will require IV fluids for dehydration and others will require hospitalization and alternative means of acquiring … Read More

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