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Doulas Do Not Replace Partners

Doula support is invaluable and we talk about it often, the evidence on Doulas is out and in support of Doulas. Families seek birth doulas to help them achieve their birth goals, feel grounded during the process, and have access to IN THE MOMENT, valuable information to help you make choices and navigate birth.

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Ways to Get Labor Going

So you have reached that point in your pregnancy where you need or want to get things going and you are wondering what your options are? While we as Doulas cannot prescribe or specifically recommend anything we can tell you what might help get your labor going.

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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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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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Pregnant, Minus the Glow...

Okay so you're pregnant! You're excited about having a baby, but not about pregnancy itself. Most of our blogs are pretty informative, today's blog is simply about validation and support.

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Let's Talk About Dads, Partners, and Doulas

As you plan all of the exciting and serious moments of your pregnancy, welcoming your baby, and who better to support you through those moments than an expert: a Doula.

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Help, I'm pregnant and I Have Low Iron

It's just a thing, unfortunately, many that are pregnant struggle to keep their iron levels (hemoglobin and hematocrit) up during pregnancy. Your body is growing a human ( a brain, eyes, a circulatory system, endocrine system, the list goes on) and that places a lot of demands on your body.

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