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Serving the Greater Los Angeles area
Serving the Greater Los Angeles area

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BEING WITH YOUR BABY

Orit Wernor has a degree in Early Childhood Education, has worked with children for 15 years, been a career Nanny for 8, worked with many different parents, and cared for many babies.  Parenting/caregiving is the

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prenatal-classes
Info Articles

PREGNANCY AS OPPORTUNITY

by Jessica Jennings Ma Yoga As a brand new prenatal yoga teacher, I knew nothing about pregnancy (except of course the basics), and all I can think of is how beautiful these women are, how full

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Childbirth

Telling Your Truth

In Midwifery Today Winter Volume 2021, Midwife Lois Wilson writes: “When I entered the world of birth and midwifery in 1985, pregnant with my first child and determined to have a natural birth, there was

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data of countries which conduct the most cesarean births
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The Hard Truth

Nearly 4 million babies are born each year in the United States, with statistics showing a slight decline in births in 2021 to 3.7 million. Currently, the majority of births (98.4%) happen in hospital settings

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Childbirth

PREPARING FOR BIRTH

I attended my first birth as a doula almost 27 years ago – a 16 year-old African American girl living at St. Anne’s Maternity Home. She was tough as nails, and would jump up and

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Info Articles

HOMAGE TO BIRTH LUMINARIES

The profoundly wise and groundbreaking contributions of these pioneers in the field of childbirth have given women in the 20th and 21st century immeasurable wisdom about the challenges, realities, and deep truths of this experience.

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Childbirth

OPTIMIZING LABOR POSITIONS WITH AN EPIDURAL

This article describes many helpful ways to utilize positions while laboring with an epidural. We usually think that if you have an epidural, you can’t move. The optimal physiology for birth is when women are

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Induction

LABOR INDUCTION TREND

Edited from June 2021 Interview of CNM Stephanie Tillman https://evidencebasedbirth.com/ Founder Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN and Henci Goer, Researcher, Childbirth U. Since the 2018 ARRIVE study, many care providers and the media are telling women

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Breastfeeding Basics from Birthing Classes in Los Angeles
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Basics

TO THE BRAND NEW MOTHER: 1. Nurse the baby in the LDR room or Recovery Room. 2. Keep baby close to ensure unsupplemented feedings every 2-3 hours for at least 20-30 minutes per feeding if

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