Posts in Pregnancy Support
Settling in Once You Arrive At the Hospital in Labor

You park and finally make it to the labor and delivery room doors and you sit ( or stand if you’re laboring intensely) to check in! Maybe you have a Doula there helping you manage contractions while your partner checks you in and helps you answer the questions. She occasionally rubs your back or applies counter pressure to keep you comfortable while you manage between the excitement and questions.

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When do I Start Timing Contractions in Labor?

Timing contractions is basically a rite of passage for parents, it signals the official start of labor, and it means that in the next 4-20 hours you will be holding your baby in your arms, for the first time. ** Just a note, this post is geared towards first time parents, timing contractions for their first time ever**

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Morning Sickness Hacks for Surviving the First Trimester

Well, first let’s get this cleared up, morning sickness is more like… all day… night time… anytime of day… sickness that some how ended up termed “ morning sickness”. 70-80% of expecting people experience morning sickness in their first trimester (first 12 weeks) of pregnancy!

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Moving in Pregnancy for a Better Birth

We have families ask us all the time, “what can I do to prepare for birth?” Preparing for birth involves so much more than a birth plan, it involves eating well when you can, exercise, your support system, a

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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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Prenatal Chiropractor: Blue Ridge Chiropractic & Acupuncture

Chiropractic care in pregnancy is so important! Prenatal Chiropractic care is a step towards creating an optimally aligned pelvis before your baby arrives! Consistent chiropractic care can help your baby choose a head down position, as opposed to a breech position.

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What's Next for Front Royal Families?

Since the announcement of the closing of the L&D at Warren Memorial, families in Front Royal need to know what their prenatal support options are and what they can expect for current and future pregnancies.

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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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Guest Post by Valley Pelvic Health: Bringing Sexy Back

Let’s go there and I mean “down there”. We all know having a baby is a miracle, but boy does it take a toll on our bodies. Let’s chat about 4 common postpartum issues that are related to the pelvic floor.

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