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A Weighty Responsibility

Finishing up a class is always bittersweet, triggering a time of self-evaluation, reflection, and a desire to do better next time.

Childbirth education is not a job where I can just show up, punch a card, and go home. 520 more words

Just Me

El Parto Respetado/ Respected Birth

Last month we were also able to start and support a Respecting Birth Campaign in the public hospital of La Ceiba: the influence  of the enviroment during childbirth, avoid episitomies, stop kristeller (fundul pressure) and YES to protect the perineum! 65 more words

Give Birth

Thanks to Emily and Christianna!

Out of my heart a big thanks to you Christianna and Emliy! You came both at the same time! You did an amazing job!  It has been amazing to have you here! 116 more words




1 out 10 healthy women have GBS living (or colonized) in their vaginas.

Before using antibiotics during labor as a preventative measure about 2.5 out of 100 women with GBS would have a baby that would develop a serious infection. 253 more words


August DCBN Meeting - Childbirth Class Options

Join us on Monday, August 4th from 7-8pm to hear from a variety of local childbirth class instructions. They’ll provided information about their courses and answer questions. 84 more words

DCBN Meeting

Symptoms of Marginal Nutritional Deficiencies


• Tiredness or fatigue
• Stressed
• Irritability
• Trouble with concentration or remembering
• Numbness or tingling of extremities
• Low immunity or prone to colds or the flu… 205 more words


Does your #pregnancy sometimes feel scary?

…far from the “beautiful” experience it is “supposed” to be?

That’s totally normal and okay. What’s not okay is a fear of childbirth.

Survivors of intimate partner violence and/or sexual assault have unique needs when it comes to understanding what to expect during pregnancy, labor and delivery and the postpartum period. 858 more words