Posts Tagged "low risk pregnancy"

Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class!

Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class!

Healthy Birth of Rochester Presents a Birth Planning/Healthy Pregnancy Class June 24th, 2017, from 11 – 12:30 pm, in Fairport NY. Please contact Amy directly for the schedule and how to sign up. A 1 1/2 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...

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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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Guilt in Childbirth, and the need for Balance

Guilt in Childbirth, and the need for Balance

A recent popular publication posted an interview with a retired doctor who believes that natural birth is evil, promotes guilt, and was invented by a doctor in the 1950”s.  This woman tends to vehemently promote medicalized birth, and is presently selling a book she wrote.  I don’t have a problem with promoting your work, but when you make statements like “Dr. Grantly Dick-Reed invented Natural Childbirth”, and that natural childbirth is a bad way to go, it borders on insanity. (I won’t reference this person’s name, or book, because it just feeds the troll, as the saying goes. But, if you...

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How to stay Healthy and low risk – Avoidance of Harmful substances

How to stay Healthy and low risk – Avoidance of Harmful substances Recently, I was standing on line at the grocery store, got into an odd conversation with the clerk. It resulted in her asking me “What do you think about all these medications that women take these days during pregnancy or breastfeeding”. “Well,” I said, warming up my elevator speech, “Women need to discuss anything they take with their care provider ahead of time and decide whether it is really medically necessary. Then they need to weigh the benefits of taking the medication against the risks.” But here is what I did...

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