Posts tagged doula at winchester medical center
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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What to Expect: Birthing at Winchester Medical Center

So Valley Health's Labor and Delivery at Winchester Medical Center is where you will be welcoming your newest addition? We know there is so much to do as you prepare for the arrival of your baby! Picking a name, baby showers and baby registries , choosing a pregnancy care provider, hiring a Doula in Winchester,

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Fear of Interventions in Childbirth: How it Can Lead to Interventions

To all the women out there who have had births that did not go as planned, felt judged by others, or didn't feel complete after giving birth, followed the rules and didn't do anything, trusted your body and ended up with a cesarean, you are not alone.

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Planning a VBAC at Winchester Medical Center?

As an expecting mom we all know that sometimes pregnancy and birth do not go as planned. As those two pink lines come into view you realize your second baby is on it's way. In this case your first baby(ies) were born via cesarean

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