How to Engage in Birth Advocacy

Parents-to-be are forming new relationships with health care professionals at rapid speed during pregnancy, labor and birth.  These new and often short lasting relationships are important to expectant parents because of their potential impact on the birth experience, but they don’t always go as well as parents hope or would like.  A mom said to…

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Prepare for Baby Beyond Nursery

In today’s world of easy access to information, parents often wonder if they need to take a childbirth preparation class.  Nationally, only about 10% of first time parents take formal childbirth preparation classes, while in the 1970’s, a majority of first time parents took classes.    When today’s parents ask friends, family or even health…

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