Posts in Childbirth support
How to Use Water in Labor

Hydrotherapy, using water in labor for relief and comfort is an amazing tool that can help you get through labor until you plan to get your epidural or until you give birth. Hydrotherapy is usually one of a Doulas' favorite tools for supporting families in labor, but it can also be used with you and your support person.

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3 Common Fears About Birth and How to Overcome Them

Story telling is a powerful connection that has been passed down from generation to generation. Story telling is powerful in a good or bad way and we often hear stories of childbirth or have anxieties about them that we want to talk about today!

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What a Pelvis can Teach you About Childbirth

These three things come together and must work correctly for birth to happen! Childbirth Education prepares you for what to expect in the third trimester,  what to expect when labor begins, starts and stops again, what your partner can expect, what each stage of labor looks like,

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Winchester Acupuncture for Pregnancy: Colleen Porter Acupuncture, LLC

Colleen Porter is an Acupuncturist in Winchester, Virginia and has been practicing Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for 13 years! Her skill and support of families and individuals in the Shenandoah Valley area has been amazing and we want to share her expertise with you!

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How to Prevent Malpositions of Your Baby in Pregnancy

We've all heard about breech and transverse babies, let's talk about working with and around that! No one wants to hear the words " your baby is breech" or " your baby is transverse", this often means your provider will be concerned about vaginal birth with a baby in this position.

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Natural Birth at Winchester Medical Center

Okay, ready to have your baby? Your plan is to go epidural free, maybe this is your first baby or you had an epidural last time, either way, we cannot wait to share with your our top tips for having an unmedicated birth at Winchester Medical Center.

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So... Pushing a Baby Out... What's That Like?

If you've never pushed a human out of your body, it's perfectly normal to have questions. Even if you have pushed a baby out, this time may be different ( no epidural, epidural, etc) so you may have some questions, but let's talk about about all of that.

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Birth Options for Front Royal Women

The beautiful Shenandoah Valley is a great place to start your family. As you settle into the idea of a growing family from two to three, or three to four or more the next steps are providers, birth locations, doulas, nursery set up, names, and... birthing locations.

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Meet One of our Harrisonburg Area Doula Teams!

We are so excite you found your way here! What exactly is doula support? Well, think of the person who supported you through a trying moment in life? Maybe an exciting moment?

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