Posts tagged winchester medical center doula
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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World Doula Week: Our Birth Doula Support

Happy World Doula Week 2019! Today we are going to talk a little bit about what Birth Doula Support is all about! Birth Doulas are an amazing, invaluable asset to families throughout their pregnancy, labor and delivery.

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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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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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What IS a Birth Doula??

" Oh, we thought about a Doula but wanted to have our baby in the hospital." An exact quote I have heard more than once, because there are still so many misconceptions about WHAT A DOULA IS!

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Postpartum Recovery: Healing from a Perineal Tear

During pregnancy many women focus on preparing for delivery, often specifically, reducing tears during delivery. Will I tear? How bad will it be? How can I prevent this?

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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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Guest Post: 3 Tips to Pick the Best Newborn Photographer

Let’s face it – the photography market is an abundant one these days, and it can be hard to find a high quality, experienced newborn photographer.  

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Birth Myths: Pitocin Leads to a Cesarean

Pitocin is not evil and thanks to ACOG, OBs and CNMs follow some great guidelines on timing, use and minimal interventions to prevent complications.

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