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Archive for February 2015

Never Punch a Hole in a Wall When You Can Go Out a Door

I’ll always remember a dad I had in childbirth class who was a firefighter. He told me he was in favor of vaginal birth whenever possible because “you never punch a hole in a wall when you can go out a door.” While I hope I say it a bit more eloquently in my blog…

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Postpartum Doulas–The Other White Meat

With all the prenatal focus pregnant women put on labor and birth, postpartum planning is often eclipsed. I think many times pregnant women can’t imagine what life on “the other side” will be like, so in some ways they can’t begin to plan for it. Hiring a postpartum doula is a great way to prepare…

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