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2014-02-24 23:00:33

An increasing number of mothers-to-be in the U.S. are hiring doulas, practitioners who provide continuous support to women in labor. Join us as Dr. Christine Morton describes some of the challenges doulas face in the healthcare setting, in her upcoming webinar co-sponsored by Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University...

2014-02-05 23:04:59

Edenway Birth Center offers a comprehensive birth environment for local families in Fort Worth metro area. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Located just south of Fort Worth in Cleburne, TX, Edenway Birth Center offers a comprehensive birth environment for local families. Beginning in January 2014, the center is offering massage therapy, chiropractic care, and family planning, in addition to midwifery and prenatal services, for new and existing clients....

2014-01-30 23:30:45

In Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman-Supported Birth in America, a new book published by Praeclarus Press, Christine Morton and Elayne Clift describe why women are seeking continuous care during labor and how this lowers their risk of medical interventions. Many women are hiring doulas to help them avoid highly interventionist births common in today’s hospital setting. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 According to Birth Ambassadors, a new book from...

2014-01-07 23:02:34

The class will include the different kinds of care providers for pregnant women, the services they provide, common questions surrounding out of hospital birth, and safety concerns and studies. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Beginning in January 2014, couples in the Fort Worth, Texas area can attend an "Exploring Your Birth Options" class at Edenway Birth Center. Hosted by certified professional midwives, the class is open to women and their families to learn about...

2014-01-03 15:30:10

Expectant women with prenatally diagnosed fear of childbirth are at an increased risk of postpartum depression, according to a study of over 500,000 mothers in Finland. Women with a history of depression are at the highest risk of postpartum depression. The fact that fear of childbirth puts women without a history of depression at an approximately three times higher risk of postpartum depression is a new observation which may help health care professionals in recognizing postpartum...

2013-12-30 23:23:03

Many women and health care providers believe that it is dangerous to have a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC). Jen Kamel presents an upcoming webinar, sponsored by Praeclarus Press, on the facts about VBACs and why this can be a safe option for women hoping to avoid repeat cesareans. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Many people believe that Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) is dangerous, risky, and reserved for women who value a birth experience over a good outcome. Over 40%...

2013-12-16 23:03:20

The class from Edenway Birth Center will include lowering risks through nutritional support for mother and baby, miscarriage, help for morning sickness, dos and don'ts in early pregnancy. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Beginning in January 2014, women in the Fort Worth, Texas area will have access to an early pregnancy class that addresses fears and concerns they may have before pregnancy or during the first trimester. For women and couples who are newly pregnant or hoping...

2013-11-30 23:19:55

With almost half of American mothers describing their births as traumatic, health care providers often wonder how to best prepare mothers for a subsequent birth. An upcoming webinar, co-sponsored by Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University, teaches strategies to help pregnant women who have had a previous traumatic birth. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Almost half of American mothers describe their child’s birth as traumatic. An...

2013-11-26 23:26:03

The section is the first of its kind to be made available in Arabic, and is based on information from Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic. Amman, Jordan and Ramallah, Palestine (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 WebTeb, the leading Arabic health and lifestyle portal, announced today the launch of its pregnancy section, the first of its kind in Arabic with doctor-approved content, branded as “Teb Baby”. “Teb Baby” targets expecting families in the Middle East and North Africa with...


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