2018 Continuing Education for Birth Professionals

Are you a Birth Professional in the Middle Tennessee region? OBGYNs, Midwives (CPMs and CNMs), L&D Nurses, Doulas, and Childbirth Educators will all benefit from these LOCAL Continuing Education events.  2018 Schedule* Evidence Based Birth® Seminar Series: Bridging the Evidence-Practice Gap January 27 (Clarksville, TN) 1.5 Nursing Contact Hours, 0.15 ACNM CEUs*, 1.50 AAFP Prescribed […]

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The good news and bad news about eating during labor

Good news, ladies! It’s safe to eat and drink during labor. The American Society of Anesthesiology‘s recent research review suggests, “Most healthy women can skip the fasting and, in fact, would benefit from eating a light meal during labor.” (With a short list of exceptions. These factors include eclampsia, pre-eclampsia, obesity and the use of opioids […]

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Event: Birth Tools Class

Coming to Clarksville, TN, Sunday, November 1, 2015 BIRTH TOOLS CLASS: labor prep crash course Location: Marathon Chiropractic, 1715 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville, TN Time: 4:30 – 7:30 pm You’ve read some books, registered at the hospital, chosen a baby name and shopped for a car seat.  But are you ready for labor itself?  What […]

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Who needs a doula?

First-time moms are not the only ones who can benefit from the support of a doula. I was reviewing my schedule last night and realized that my next three doula clients are each having their third babies. I guess that answers the question of who needs a doula! And two of them are repeat clients […]

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How to Design a Birth Plan

…and then Deconstruct it (An easy but essential 12-step birth plan process.) You’re pregnant. Congratulations! Do you know yet if it’s a boy or a girl? What color will the nursery be? You have a design in mind, don’t you? Yeah, you probably had something in mind all along. Have you designed your birth yet? […]

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