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Searching for Sterling VA Lamaze birthing classes? You have options!

Searching for Sterling VA Lamaze birthing classes? You have options!

Hey there, parent-to-be! I bet you’ve got a lot on your to-do list, including finding and enrolling in a birth class! If you’re searching for Sterling VA Lamaze birthing classes, you’re definitely on the right track. But I want you to know how much your options have

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What’s the deal with back labor?

What's the deal with back labor?

Storytelling is highly influential when it comes to birth. Most of what we believe about birth makes an impression on us because of two or three key stories we’ve heard. Our attempt to relate those stories to ourselves is a natural human instinct. If our parents have shared

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Too busy for a six-week birthing class? Here’s what all the fuss is about.

Too busy for a six-week birthing class? Here's what all the fuss is about.

Are you finding it difficult to commit to an extensive birthing class? Not sure it will be worth all the time? A lot of people go with the mentality that “birth plans usually go out the window.” This really hurts my heart because I know first-hand that

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Learn to love birth! Take a natural birth class Sterling, Va.

Learn to love birth! Take a natural birth class Sterling, Va.

Sometime between 12 to 20 weeks pregnant is when many people settle into pregnancy and begin to think about the birth. And a lot of us have an “oh, shit!” moment. There are so many misconceptions around birth in the U.S. that if we took to heart

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The role of hormones during birth

The role of hormones during birth

It’s very interesting to me how our own bodies provide a lot of what we need by way of the hormones we produce. Environmental or genetic factors can either help promote or inhibit hormone levels. When hormone levels are functioning optimally, the body functions better. This is

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How to involve your husband or partner in childbirth preparation

How to involve your husband or partner in childbirth preparation

When I was pregnant for the first time five years ago, I was in some ways very smart, in other ways very dumb, and still other ways, very lucky. As a person of faith I like to think that it was all a part of The Plan;

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Let’s talk about pushing, baby (out)!

Let’s talk about pushing, baby (out)!

I talk to a lot of women who don’t fear the pain of labor so much as they are terrified of the pushing baby out part. “How am I going to get a human to come out of there?” If you take my class you’ll hear me

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Why natural birth?

My journey, beginning with that first Google search has led me to discover a lot of different reasons why natural birth is a healthy choice. But if you’re anything like I was, newly pregnant and wondering what in God’s name I had gotten myself into, you don’t

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