Protecting Your Perineum & Reducing the Risk of Tearing


Worrying about giving birth and what your vagina will be like afterwards is completely normal. Naturally, most of us want to do everything possible to reduce the risk of tearing, so today we are discussing this very topic!

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Grab your free download — Reduce Your Risk of Tearing

Still have questions? Submit them and we will do our best to answer all of them on our Facebook Live on 10/25/17 at 1pm CST. We’ll be discussing what you want to look for in a hospital, and warning signs to watch out for. Then we will be answering YOUR questions.

Have you taken our quiz?! I have been so surprised by the results so far! Where Should You Give Birth Based on Your Personality?

Tools for Coping in Labor

Nearly every woman that labors in some capacity will need to cope with contractions unmedicated at some point. You aren’t automatically hooked up to an epidural the moment you feel that first contraction! So even if you are planning for an epidural, you will find useful tips in this bonus episode and free download!

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Grab your free download — Natural Coping Techniques and shopping list!

Still have questions? Submit them and we will do our best to answer all of them on our Facebook Live this week on 9/27/17 at 1pm CST. We’ll be discussing what you want to look for in a hospital, and warning signs to watch out for. Then we will be answering YOUR questions.

Have you taken our quiz?! I have been so surprised by the results so far! Where Should You Give Birth Based on Your Personality?

How to Handle Tricky Situations with Hospital Staff

Navigating Tricky Situations in Hospital Setting —Special ‘Know Your Options’ Series

When it comes to dealing with unsupportive hospital staff or conflicting information it can be easy to feel overwhelmed or stunned, especially in the moment.

Today Stephanie and I are talking about key phrases to use when you find yourself in one of these situations and other tips to keep in mind so you are prepared for all of the different potential scenarios. Stephanie is a doula, lactation consultant and certified childbirth educator so you will definitely want to soak in all of her amazing knowledge!

Grab your free download — How to Handle Tricky Situations with Hospital Staff

Still have questions? Submit them and we will do our best to answer all of them on our Facebook Live this week on 10/4/17 at 1pm CST.

Have you taken our quiz?! I have been so surprised by the results so far! Where Should You Give Birth Based on Your Personality?

Choosing an Evidence Based Hospital

When it comes to finding a hospital, there are some key things to look for to ensure you will be setting yourself up for the most mother-baby friendly care possible!

Today Stephanie and I are talking about questions you can ask on the tour you take of the hospital prior to choosing where you will give birth. Because many doctors only have privileges at certain hospitals, you may want to look into the hospitals early on in your care when choosing a doctor. Stephanie is a doula, lactation consultant and certified childbirth educator so you will definitely want to soak in all of her amazing knowledge!

evidence based hospital

Grab your free download — Choosing an Evidence Based Hospital!

Still have questions? Submit them and we will do our best to answer all of them on our Facebook Live this week on 9/27/17 at 1pm CST. We’ll be discussing the what you want to look for in a hospital and warning signs to watch out for. Then we will be answering YOUR questions.

Have you taken our quiz?! I have been so surprised by the results so far! Where Should You Give Birth Based on Your Personality?

Is Your Doctor Evidence Based?

Finding an Evidence Based Care Provider—Special ‘Know Your Options’ Series

When it comes to finding a doctor, does it ever make you feel completely stuck? How do you know if they will be right for you?

Today Stephanie and I are talking about why we recommend finding an evidence based care provider and how you can tell if the person you’re interviewing (YES, you should absolutely be interviewing your doctors!) is practicing evidence based care. Stephanie is a doula, lactation consultant and certified childbirth educator so you will definitely want to soak in all of her amazing knowledge!

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Grab your free download — Guide to Finding an Evidence Based Doctor!

Still have questions? Submit them and we will do our best to answer all of them on our Facebook Live this week on 9/20/17 at 1pm CST. We’ll be discussing the major warning signs that your doctor might not be practicing evidence based care and answering YOUR questions.

Have you taken our quiz?! I have been so surprised by the results so far! Where Should You Give Birth Based on Your Personality?

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Take Our Fun Birth Quiz!

This quiz isn’t meant to be a black and white set in stone determining factor of where you should give birth but it is meant to get you thinking about some of your daily preferences based on your personality and how they might play into your labor experience! Take the quiz and let us know what you think of your results! We’ll follow-up with some great educational content to help you prepare for an informed and empowered birth experience!

Quiz photos by Monet Nicole Birthing Stories