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Baby Bath Time

May 31, 2020  |  bath

Bathing your baby can be a fun time, but we have some tips to make the process a little simpler.

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What To Expect In A Cesarean Section

May 24, 2020  |  birth, c-section, cesarean section, childbirth

If a vaginal birth is not possible, a cesarean birth will be performed.   Once the decision is made for a cesarean, preparations often move quickly.  The majority of the time, an epidural or spinal aesthesia is used so that you may be awake during birth.  More importantly though, there are things you should be prepared for when preparing for a cesarean that are not always discussed as you go into it.

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Testimonial: Kelly's Story

Kelly talks about her experience using Stork Helpers for the birth of their second child.   Kelly tells why having a birth doula present for her childbirth experience was important for her.  

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Postpartum and Mental Health

A lot happens after baby comes and your needs can get lost in the process as all the focus starts to be on the baby.  Don't feel bad if you need time for yourself - having a baby is a huge change in your life. Your health and happiness are just as important as your baby's.

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Decisions in Labor

May 3, 2020  |  baby, birth doula, childbirth, labor

Nurses and doctors are in out.  Cords are all over the place keeping an eye on you and baby making their sounds.    Lots of questions are occuring and decisions need to be during various parts of your labor.  Sometimes all of this can be a little overwhelming and you are not sure what to do.

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Apgar Score

April 26, 2020  |  apgar score

The Apgar score is a test given to baby's soon after birth. This test checks a baby's heart rate, muscle tone, and other signs to see if extra medical or emergency care is needed.

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