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How To: Natural Family Planning

Natural family planning, sometimes referred to as fertility awareness, is a unique method of birth control that doesn’t rely on drugs or devices. This method, lauded for its lack of

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Natural Menopause Remedies

Menopause is a natural life stage that every woman will experience. It’s not a disease or a condition that needs treatment. However, the symptoms associated with menopause can often be

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The Role & Benefits of a Doula

Birth is a transformative experience, filled with a mix of emotions, from excitement and joy to anxiety and uncertainty. Having a supportive companion by your side can make a significant

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Menstrual Cycle Tracking Benefits

Women have been experiencing the ebbs and flows of their menstrual cycles for centuries. However, we have only recently begun to truly understand and appreciate the importance of tracking these

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Creating Value in Childbirth

It is well known that the American childbirth culture is very expensive with very poor performance AND little of what happens to birthing people in hospitals is evidence-based.

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High-tech Childbirth is Not Always Better

When it comes to childbirth, high tech is not better than low tech. I have been privileged to attend many out of hospital births and many more in hospital births. Even a ‘normal’ birth in the hospital typically comes with continuous fetal monitoring and epidural.

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Natural Birth After C-Section

Can I have a vaginal birth if I already had a c section? The short answer is, “YES! YOU CAN!” While the long answer requires a conversation about various risks – risks of a VBAC, or vaginal birth after cesarean, AND risks of repeat surgery.