Posts in Birth Doula Support
What are the Benefits of Birth Doula Support?

Professional Birth Doulas bring many benefits to families as they welcome their babies! When we discuss Doulas, in this context we mean trained, experienced Doulas who are hired by families to support their birth. Sometimes families members have their friends or family members as their “ doulas” when they are not trained, experienced support people. We wanted to make that distinction so that our post makes sense!

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Why We Adore Attending Births at Culpeper Medical Center

There are many birthing options for families in the Warrenton, Culpeper, Rixeyville and surrounding areas, but The Family Birthing Center at Culpeper Medical Center is by far one of our top choices!

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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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3 Common Fears About Birth and How to Overcome Them

Story telling is a powerful connection that has been passed down from generation to generation. Story telling is powerful in a good or bad way and we often hear stories of childbirth or have anxieties about them that we want to talk about today!

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What a Pelvis can Teach you About Childbirth

These three things come together and must work correctly for birth to happen! Childbirth Education prepares you for what to expect in the third trimester,  what to expect when labor begins, starts and stops again, what your partner can expect, what each stage of labor looks like,

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Support for My High Risk Pregnancy

Most often when you see those two pink lines there is excitement and joy and maybe some questions about the unknowns. What you do not expect is to be in a high-risk pregnancy at any point or to hear the words uttered by your care provider that you need to see the Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist (MFM).

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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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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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