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February 22, 2017 by Cara Terreri, LCCE, CD(DONA) Leave a Comment
If your goal is to "get things moving along" in labor, there are certain helpful positions you should know about to use in labor that are known to do just that. Now, there's no guarantee, of course -- much of the time, labor takes the time it needs to take. Gravity and movement play key roles in the... Read More




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February 17, 2017 by Cara Terreri, LCCE, CD(DONA) 1 Comment
A new review of studies ("systematic review") released last week and published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology reports that it is not only safe for women to eat during labor, but it is associated with shorter labor times! Though the study can't prove if eating during labor was the specific ca... Read More
February 15, 2017 by Cara Terreri, LCCE, CD(DONA) Leave a Comment
This month, we're sharing a lot about labor positions. The good news is that there are many different labor positions to use throughout labor, in nearly any birth scenario. Today, we're covering labor positions that help during back pain or "back labor." Often, back labor pain occurs when baby is fa... Read More
February 13, 2017 by Cara Terreri, LCCE, CD(DONA) Leave a Comment
For matters of childbirth, breastfeeding, and postpartum health during Black History Month, we want to highlight the disparity between white and black mothers and families -- and what you can do to help. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), black women die during pregnancy, childbirth... Read More

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