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Prenatal Vitamins

PRENATAL VITAMINS

There is an ongoing argument about the use of vitamin supplementation whether you are pregnant or not. I would say weigh out the pros and cons of the argument. 596 more words

Health

Keep it in your... pelvic floor! 3 simple moves for pelvic floor health.

Let’s talk pelvic floor! That lovely group of muscles that hold up your organs and, if you’re pregnant, a baby.

These muscles are intimately connected with so many other functions in the body– back health, posture, overall strength and stamina, and of course sex and childbirth. 762 more words

Midwifery

Teaching Physical Skills

A common mistake I’ve seen in childbirth classes (and other types of classes) is that when an instructor teaches a physical skill, they spend several minutes talking about it, then run out of time for the students to actually DO the skill. 1,497 more words

Childbirth Education

Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back!

Welcome back to the Mana Midwifery blog.  Now that things are getting going in the new digs, I’m pleased to start writing again.  There is so much happening that it’s hard to know where to start. 399 more words

Midwifery

Childbirth Education

by Cassandra West

Me and fellow volunteer Zoe have been running Dar a Luz birth education workshops for pregnant women in Santa Rosa. There were 30 women at the first workshop we did. 102 more words

Birth

Water Birth - Part 2

THE USE OF WATER FOR LABOR

Some suggestions for labor:

• The temperature should be body temperature
or slightly lower.
• Be equipped with an efficient pump, heater, and… 900 more words

Health

Making Things Happen March!

I have just finished my La Leche League Leader training and I am really excited about starting this journey of facilitating a mother-to-mother breastfeeding support group. 142 more words