Don’t Forget the Most Important Part of Your Birth Plan

  Don’t Forget the Most Important Part of Your Birth Plan! Planning for the birth of your baby feels like kind of a big deal. (It is. It’s your child.) Where you’ll give birth, who will be in attendance, what music will be playing – it’s your right and privilege to research and plan and dream and craft the details …

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I’m Using a Birth Center – What Will I Need When I Get Home?

For the vast majority of births in the United States, women trek to their local hospital and stay 1-2 days for an uncomplicated vaginal delivery, or as many as 3-5 after a complicated or Cesarean delivery. Depending on factors such as your health, baby’s health, and your insurance coverage, the absolute minimum stay tends to be 24 hours during which …

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The Thing Xennial and Millenials Have In Common When It Comes To Postpartum Care

“You’re going to do WHAT with that thing?!?” My mom uttered to me as she realized what exactly was in the cooler in my fridge. “I’m going to have it encapsulated, mom” You see, I took my placenta home with me after the birth of my daughter to have a specialist come to my home to encapsulate it. But, WHY? …

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The Down and Dirty on Diapers

Our clients often ask us, “What kind of diapers should I use on my little one?” The truth is, there is no one brand or type that will work for everyone, because everyone’s priorities are different.  Are you concerned about cost?  The environment?  Best fit?  You may need to try a few before you find a brand you want to …

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Post-partum Issues and How a Pelvic Physical Therapist can Help.

The Womens Health Rehabilitaiton Team at AAMC wanted to share some helpful information on common issues postpartum as this is a topic that is not discussed enough! Some of the issues post-partum are urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, and core weakness, pain with intercourse,back and hip injury are common after labor and delivery; be it vaginal or C-section delivery. These issues can …

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