Chiropractic Care at Every Stage of Pregnancy

A local chiropractor explains the benefits of chiropractic adjustments during pregnancy and posptartum

Informed Choice and the Politics of Maternity Care

Recognition of the inherent power and wisdom of their bodies helps birthing people to trust themselves to make appropriate and healthy decisions, and helps foster a relationship based on open dialogue, equality, and trust.

What if Something Goes Wrong During the Birth?

Posted in Homebirth

A common question, but an uncommon event!

Choosing a Care Provider and Birth Location

Finding and choosing a pregnancy and birth care provider can be challenging and overwhelming. A prepared list of questions will make your consultation visit much more satisfying and productive!

Essential Yoga for Pregnancy

A local yoga teacher explains the benefits of yoga during pregnancy, and describes several poses that can easily be done at home.

Placenta Encapsulation

Posted in Guest Posts, Homebirth

A local practitioner explains the benefits of placenta encapsulation

Group B Strep Testing

Posted in Pregnancy

What you need to know to screen for and treat Group B Strep infection during pregnancy

Easton, born at home

Posted in Birth Stories

In which I realize (yet again) how very surprising and wondrous birth can be!

Gestational Diabetes

Posted in Pregnancy

What you need to know to prevent, screen for, and treat gestational diabetes

Self-Care in Pregnancy

Posted in Pregnancy

Prenatal care is more than just the checkups you receive—it is the care you give yourself each and every day.

Laboring and/or Birthing in Water

Posted in Homebirth

The lowdown on waterbirth

Isa, born in hospital

Posted in Birth Stories

A timely transfer to the hospital

Theodore, born at home

Posted in Birth Stories

All you need is time

Matthew, born at home

Posted in Birth Stories

A lovely home birth . . . in a barn!

Optimal Fetal Positioning During Pregnancy

Posted in Pregnancy

Movements and positions to encourage babies to enter a favorable position in the pelvis before and during labor