birth


Why I Chose to Give Birth at a Birth Center

Thursday, January 18, 2018 By Sarah Ring
Why I Chose to Give Birth at a Birth Center | Baby Chick

In today’s political upheaval in regards to health care, many women are starting to feel a squeeze. They are burdened with the pressure to birth according to their insurance providers protocol and are not necessarily getting the birth experience they were hoping for. For me, as a small business owner who’s only options are high […]

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The Vocal-Vaginal Correlation

Monday, September 11, 2017 By Stacey Ramsower
The Vocal-Vaginal Correlation | Baby Chick

Did you know that your vagina and your voice are intimately connected? The relationship between a woman’s vagina and her voice is at once subtle and obvious. Beginning with the fact that “cervix” comes from the Latin word for neck, the vagina and the throat are remarkably similar structures, each supported in function by a […]

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What Orgasm and Birth Have in Common

Thursday, August 17, 2017 By Stacey Ramsower
What Orgasm and Birth Have in Common | Baby Chick

(And how to get more of the former in the latter.) Sex makes babies. That much we know. And while sex and childbirth don’t seem to have too much in common other than one preceding the other, in fact, there are several noteworthy similarities for those who are expecting. Just like breathing, orgasm and birth […]

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Let’s Talk About Unmedicated Birth (Facebook Live)

Thursday, August 10, 2017 By Nina Spears

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Checklist: What to Pack in Your Birth Center Bag

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 By Sarah Ring

Full disclosure . . . I LOVE a good list. I have notepads all around my home listing everything from books I want to read to goals I want to smash, groceries I need to buy and questions to ask at our next pediatrician appointment. Lists on lists on lists is this “type A” mommy’s […]

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5 Tips for Rocking an Unmedicated Labor

Thursday, July 6, 2017 By Cheyenne Bell
5 Tips for Rocking an Unmedicated Birth

Having a natural, unmedicated labor and delivery is becoming a more common choice for pregnant women these days. Women are seeking to have a birthing experience that is more peaceful, without unnecessary medical interventions, and in a more comfortable environment. While a natural, unmedicated labor may not be everyone’s cup of tea, for a healthy, […]

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What’s in My Doula Bag (Facebook Live)

Thursday, June 29, 2017 By Nina Spears

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Side Effects of an Epidural

Friday, June 23, 2017 By Nina Spears
Side Effects of an Epidural | Baby Chick

Now more than ever women are able to have more of a say when it comes to giving birth. Whether she wants to have a medicated birth, an unmedicated birth or a planned cesarean birth, there are many different choices that are available to her which is wonderful and empowering! (Of course that’s assuming that […]

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My Unplanned, Unassisted, Home Birth

Thursday, June 1, 2017 By Alayna Pagnani-Gendron
My Unplanned, Unassisted, Home Birth | Baby Chick

As my son’s second birthday is quickly approaching I am reflecting on his unplanned, but awesome home birth. I had an easy, healthy, low risk pregnancy, which made me a great candidate for a natural birth center birth. I prepared hard for my birth by practicing yoga, taking hypnobirthing classes, squatting regularly, and eating a […]

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20 Natural Pain Relief Options to Help Ease Labor Pain

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 By Nina Spears
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Whether you have decided that you want a natural birth, a medicated birth, a home birth, a birth center birth, or a hospital birth, every single expectant mother needs to have some tools to keep herself comfortable while in labor. Even if it’s just for the early labor part. (FYI, hospitals won’t admit you until you are in active labor. […]

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