Posts tagged doula
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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When is the Best Time to Get an Epidural in Labor?

So your plan is to get an epidural in labor, your reason may be that you want to remain calm, your previous birth was so fast and furious that you couldn't catch your breath or you just want one.

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Surrogacy Support in Virginia

When a family includes a surrogate, support can be even more important to ease the nerves of the intended parents throughout the process. Surrogacy is delicate and beautiful, and also comes along with an overwhelming amount of unknowns.

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My Scheduled Cesarean at Winchester Medical Center

As you prepare for your planned cesarean at Winchester Medical Center (WMC) what can you expect? What is important to you as you welcome your new addition(s)?

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Letting the Epidural Guilt Go

Whether or not it was your plan going in to childbirth or a decision you made in the moment, most women have an epidermal during labor. This is your birth and when you decide what you need, you should have it.

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If I Have a Midwife, Do I Really Need a Doula?

The short answer to this is you do not *need* both, but to have both is highly valuable and will only make the birthing process smoother and easier. If you have read my blog about the difference between a Doula and a Midwife, it will help you understand how their roles are similar but different and always complimentary of each other.

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8 Questions to Ask a Doula at an Interview

The truth is you can find many lists out there with questions to ask doulas during the interview, also called a consultation, because it is more about getting to know the doula team. The intake call, done before the consultation, is about answering those logistic questions such as what is included in the package, fees, payment options, and how and when to hire the doula.

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