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Labor Intervenions: Pain Relievers

The moment you have been waiting for is finally here! Know that you have plenty of options for how you will bring your baby into the world.  After you know your options, you can begin to create your preferences for birth.   

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Childbirth Class Reviews

Have you thought about taking a childbirth class?  Wonder if its worth your time and money?  Think it will be boring or that you wouldnt learn anything?   

Think about taking a class with Stork Helpers.  We offer a variety of classes to choose from depending on your needs.

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Epidural Risks

October 13, 2019  |  birth, birth plan, epidural, medicated birth

As you begin discussing how you envision labor and delivery to go, one of the biggest decisions about labor will be if you decide to have an epidural.  If you’re considering an epidural for pain management during labor, you’re not alone—over 60% of women in the U.S. choose to receive this type of pain relief.  Before you decide, know the risks.

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The Key Member of Your Birth Support Team

 

Birth Doula. Birth Companion. Birth Coach.  All are various descriptions that are commonly used to describe a doula.   The word doula is a Greek word meaning “woman's servant.” Women have been serving others in childbirth for centuries and have proven that support from women has a positive impact on labor. Find out why a doula is a key person to have in your delivery room.

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Date Night Childbirth Class

Our Date Night Childbirth Class is a unique class opportunity for those that want to take a Childbirth Class, but don’t have the time to be able to take a full class.  Date night is taught on Friday evenings and includes pizza and dessert to make the night compete. 

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My Journey with Twins

After 12 weeks of bed rest. A belly that was 64 cm up & down & 55" around. Thirty nine weeks with four tiny feet kicking away waiting to come out. It was 6am when we arrived at the hospital for our scheduled C-section. You would think that I wouldn't be nervous, but I was. I don't know if I was more nervous or it was a different kind of nervous. We couldn't believe in just a few hours we were going to have twins in our arms & our family would grow from 7 to 9.

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