Benefits of an Unmedicated Birth
There are many benefits of having an unmedicated birth, such as wanting to remain in the moment, a sense of empowerment, and many others. Continue reading for more benefits of an unmedicated birth.
How to Love Your Body Postpartum
During pregnancy, we celebrate our growing bellies and embrace the changes we are making for our children. So why do we have such a hard time accepting our bodies after giving birth? Our current culture and society teach us that women should “bounce back,” postpartum, but that is unrealistic for many reasons, like hormonal changes and breastfeeding.
Cultural Birth Customs
Many cultures around the world have their own set of practices when it comes to pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum. One traditional practice that is widespread among many cultures is midwifery and goes back to the earliest humans.
10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding
The WHO created a ten-step process to encourage breastfeeding. Read along for how we help support breastfeeding at My Family Birth Center.
Trying to Conceive 101
Have you and your partner decided you want to start trying for a baby? Fantastic! We have some excellent information to help you conceive naturally and successfully.
How to Breathe During Labor
There is much more magic to using your breath than simply just using it to survive. By using specific patterns to breathe you can feel more grounded, reduce anxiety, feel a deeper connection in your relationships, and of course, reduce pain when in labor.
Why Choose a Birth Center?
Are you thinking about using a birth center but still on the fence about it? Many women who have used a birth center have reported having a more positive experience overall and feeling a sense of pride or empowerment after giving birth. Continue reading to see why women are switching back to the midwifery model of care.
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
Pregnancy and infant loss still has so much stigma around them making it hard for women's stories to be talked about openly. By raising awareness to these issues, we hope to provide women with a safe place where they can express themselves and feel heard.
Reasons Why Some Women are Quitting Hormonal Birth Control
Many women are opting out of using hormonal birth control while others are switching out their high hormone pills for a low hormone, or no hormone, IUD. Why exactly are so many women changing their minds about hormonal birth control?