Published Articles

Amy V. Haas, BCCE has published more than a dozen papers and articles in the field of pregnancy, and birth.  Her specialty is pregnancy nutrition.

Topics include:

How to Stay Healthy and Low Risk*
Nutrition in Pregnancy*
Preventing Problems with Nutrition*
Prematurity is Preventable!*
Choosing your careprovider
Induction of Labor*
Home Birth*
Home Birth After Cesarean*
Breech-Vaginal-Birth

Cultural Diversity in Childbirth Education

The Importance of Childbirth Education

Parenting Tips for Raising Small Children

Preventing Gestational Diabetes – practical tips

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

Preventing Gestational Diabetes

Don’t Risk Yourself Out of a Homebirth: Prevent Gestational Diabetes By Amy V. Haas, BCCE   It’s the third class in my childbirth education series – the time when I encourage my students to ask about prenatal testing – and I’ve started to dread some of the questions about glucose tolerance testing.   Most of the time, when someone asks about glucose tolerance testing, I discuss the history and refer them to Henci Goer’s book, The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth. Typically, at least one person in the class decides they don’t...

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Cultural Diversity in Childbirth Education

Cultural Diversity in Childbirth Education Amy V. Haas, BCCE I had just started a new class and as I looked around the room I wondered what surprises these families would hold for me. How could I best help them find what they need? Most important, what would I learn from them? As a childbirth educator (CBE) of 15 years I have learned to tailor my classes to accommodate the needs of different families. Just because I live in a suburb of a small city in upstate New York does not mean I will only have white, middle-class students. The area where...

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The Emotional Side to Drugs in Labor: The Beginning of Learning to Parent

The Emotional Side to Drugs in Labor: The Beginning of Learning to Parent By Amy V. Haas, BCCE The debate over natural vs. drugged labors rages daily. Professionals argue both sides, while parents wait to hear what the healthiest choice should be. Research emerges frequently that supports one side or the other. Issues of women’s right to choose an anesthetized birth over the struggle for a natural birth pervade the birth industry, in spite of evidence that shows the harmful side effects of drugs during labor. Proven or not, birth...

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How to Stay Healthy and Low Risk

How to Stay Healthy and Low Risk

The information in this article is general in nature and is not specific to your particular physical situation or problem. This information is not a substitute for medical advice. You should obtain information specific to the individual mother or baby directly from your medical practitioner.  Also, check out our once a month Healthy Pregnancy class! As seen in issue #4 of Midwifery Today‘s Having A Baby Today How to Stay Healthy and Low Risk during Pregnancy, Labor,  and Birth   Amy V. Haas, BA, BCCE   Pregnancy can be a...

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