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Amy V. Haas, BCCE -Fairport, NY 14450,  585-425-7105  ajvhaas@gmail.com

Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class!

Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class!

Healthy Birth of Rochester Presents a Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class September 30th, 2017, from 1 – 2pm at  Lori’s Natural Foods, 900 Jefferson Rd., Rochester NY 14623 Please contact Amy directly for the schedule and how to sign up. A 1  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,...

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Next Bradley® class series

Amy V. Haas, BCCE – The Next Bradley® Class series in Fairport, NY (Monroe County) starts  January 31st, 2017; Tuesday evenings at 7 pm.   Runs through April 4th, 2017. 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 2017: April 11th, 2017 – June 13th, 2017, consecutive Tuesday evenings, 7 – 9:30 pm. June 20th, 2017 – September 5th, 2017 [Tuesday evening – 7 – 9:30 pm] Contact me if you are interested. Amy  Check out the full yearly...

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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...

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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...

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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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Visit us on Facebook!

Healthy Birth of Rochester’s Facebook page While these  pages are under construction You can visit us on Facebook, and make comments or suggestions. While you are there, check out Rochester Area Birth Network’s facebook page to see what is happening in the community at large! Amy

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Bradley Method® Natural Childbirth Classes

Bradley Method® Natural Childbirth Classes

Bradley® classes are a comprehensive 25 hr. course that covers pregnancy nutrition, exercises, how to stay healthy and low risk, relaxation techniques, deep abdominal breathing, natural labor/comfort techniques, pros and cons of medical interventions, emergency situations, breastfeeding, newborn care, postpartum, and more.  Families who choose the Bradley Method usually desire to have a loved one/husband/partner/friend trained as their primary labor assistant, or at least thoroughly educated so they know what to expect, what is normal, what...

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Have a positive, joyful birth experience!

The safest way for most women to have a baby Encourages couple bonding and understanding Empowers women through education Make educated decisions about your childbirth Highest rate of drug and surgery free birth; 75-85% of students! Learn how to avoid the risks of common labor interventions Learn to stay healthy and low risk; prevent common pregnancy and labor complications through nutrition and healthy choices during pregnancy Classes begin in mid-pregnancy and fill up fast! In the greater Rochester area in upstate New York, call or E-mail a...

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