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Water Birth 101: What to Expect

A Step by Step Guide to Waterbirths

Over the last ten years, waterbirths have dramatically increased in popularity.  

It’s always up to Mama how she brings her baby into the world. Today there are more options than ever to help Mama give birth the way she is most comfortable.  

In a previous post, we very briefly outlined why some mamas choose a waterbirth.  

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placenta after birth

What is Placenta Encapsulation?

There’s two ways to have your placenta encapsulated. If you want to experience the raw consumption, but don’t think you can handle the texture, you can have them put in capsules. The other way is to have the placenta steamed before being encapsulated.

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pregnant woman looking at belly

What It Mean When Your Water Breaks

This is can be a big concern for most women who are pregnant.  Women often have anxiety about their water break in the theatre, while at the mall, in church, at a restaurant or at work. The good news is this only happens in 10% of women while at home or in the grocery store. 

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doula with family after birth

The Birth Partners Role

Birth partners are important in helping labor go smoothly as they can provide both emotional and physical support.   While everyone that probably comes to your house or meets up with you from the time they find out Mama is pregnant until months after the new baby arrives only wants to know how Mama and baby are doing - your role is important. 

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jordan panzeca

Meet Jordan Panzeca

August 23, 2020  |  birth photographer, cincinnati, jordan panzeca

Meet Jordan, she is one half of the awesome couple that make up Panzeca & Co.   I met Jordan through Facebook last year and we instantly clicked!   Jordan is always on the go with her photography company she runs with her husband Zach and an amzing birth photographer too!

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Meghan Nowland

Meet Megan Nowland

August 9, 2020  |  cincinnati, meghan nowland, midwife

Over the next few months, I will be taking some time to introduce you to some incredible women that I partner and work with.  I am typically one part of a great team of women supporting families. First up, I wanted to introduce you to Meghan Nowland, owner and founder of the Cincinnati Birth Center.

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