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Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class!

Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class!

Healthy Birth of Rochester Presents a Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class March 24th, 2018, from 1 – 3pm In Fairport NY Please contact Amy directly for the address, and how to sign up. A 2  hr. seminar that covers the nuts and bolts of How to stay Healthy and Low Risk during Pregnancy labor and birth, and how to plan the birth you want. Grab your partner and join Certified Childbirth Educator Amy V. Haas, BCCE in learning the important information and steps toward a healthy, positive birth experience. Topics covered include: How to be healthy and low risk, Choosing a care provider...

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Induction at 39 weeks – does it really benefit women?

Induction at 39 weeks – does it really benefit women?

A presentation of the preliminary results of the ARRIVE study on Induction at 39 weeks was given recently at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting. The internet is all abuzz about the results.  One group saying it indicates that if we want to reduce cesareans we should automatically be inducing at 39 weeks; and the other saying it is wholly inappropriate. Dr. Rebecca Decker from Evidence based birth did a podcast on the subject, and did a great job at disseminating what we know so far.  This was my takeway from that podcast: Yes, this does seem to reduce cesareans by a very...

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Next Bradley® class series

Amy V. Haas, BCCE – The Next Bradley® Class series in Fairport, NY (Monroe County) starts  January 30th, 2018; Tuesday evenings at 7 pm.   Runs through April 3rd, 2018. I can take people up to the 3rd class. For more information call 585-425-7105  or email  Amy Proposed schedule for Bradley® classes for 2018: April 10th, 2018 through June 12th, 2018  Contact me if you are interested. Amy  Check out the full yearly schedule of classes here. Please Note: teachers can sometimes take new students as late as the 3rd class, if there is room.  We strive to schedule our classes to best meet...

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Microbirth film showing and expert panel

Microbirth film showing and expert panel

The Institute for Family-Centered Childbirth would like to invite you to a showing of the ground-breaking film Microbirth on Saturday, November 12th, 2016, from 2 – 4 pm at Shults Auditorium, Nazareth College.  Please join us after the film for an expert panel discussion.  Three of the foremost researchers in the field will be discussing the film, their work, and the implications for the future of community health.Included on our panel with be:   – Dr. Mary Caserta, University of Rochester Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases   – Dr. Rodney Dietert, Cornell...

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Midwifery Birth Center Bill – NY State

Midwifery Birth Center Bill – NY State

The Midwifery Birth Center Bill was signed into law by New York Governor Cuomo! Midwifery Birth Center Bill – RABN statement of support Rochester Area Birth Network A Chapter of Birth Network National, a 501c3 nonprofit organization “It’s your birth… Know your options.” www.rabn.org October 31st, 2016 RE: Passage of S. 4325.“An act to amend the public health law, in relation to midwifery birth centers” RE: Passage of A.446: “An act to amend the public health law, in relation to midwifery birth centers” Dear Governor Cuomo: Rochester Area Birth Network is a chapter of Birth Network National,...

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A new podcast!

A few weeks ago Adriana Lozada, of Birthful, interviewed me for a Podcast on Nutrition during Pregnancy.  The Podcast is up!  You can find it here: http://www.birthful.com/podcast-pregnancy-nutrition/

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