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You are not smug

I read an article the other day, which irked me beyond comprehension. This article labeled women who prepare for a natural birth, or who want a positive experience of birth as smug. 551 more words

Childbirth Education

birth education in December

Topics we will cover:

  • labour and birth process
  • labour positions: helping labour progress
  • breathing and relaxation techniques
  • pain management and comfort measures
  • common medical procedures and interventions…
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Pain Med Preferences

In classes, we talk about the Pain Medication Preference Scale from Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn. We have the expectant parents look at it together, and then encourage the pregnant parent to choose the number that best represents their preferences, and the support partner to choose what they WISH the pregnant parent would choose. 137 more words

Childbirth Education

Just Dance

Childbirth Educators usually encourage their families to consider dancing their babies out. Why?

Well, it’s an upright position which helps gravity do it’s job of bringing the baby down before it comes out (essential to the process, really). 818 more words


Home Sweet Home for Childbirth Education

Great Expectations offers private childbirth classes throughout Dallas, Ft. Worth and Denton (and all those suburbs in between!). Many expecting families love the idea of having childbirth class in their own home where they can be comfortable and discuss the issues of pregnancy and birth in a private manner – all while getting their specific concerns addressed.  781 more words


Lego Education

On my kitchen wall there was a big clock. I used it daily when getting ready to do the school run, or timing cooking, or getting ready for an appointment. 339 more words

Prenatal Education

Bridge-Building Activism - Is That a Thing?

Sometimes I wonder where my place is in the world of birth. There are so many people who have come before and paved the way for where we are today. 553 more words

Childbirth Education