Can you really have a baby without an epidural?
Author: SCV Birth Center
There are a lot of reasons women choose to have unmedicated births. Some women are just uncomfortable with an idea of a needle in their spine. For others, it has to do with wanting the birth to maintain the birth as as natural event as possible, or preventing possible side effects, or the possible need for more intervention after that first intervention takes place. But understanding what’s going on during labor and how to cope with the pain and discomfort can help to quell some of those fears and make for a much easier labor and delivery. Proper support is crucial for an unmedicated birth is crucial. But what does that support look like?
Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy
Chiropractic adjustments are not only safe, but are recommended for many mommies.
An Immeasurable Smile- A Dad's Story of Natural Birth
Author: Alex Santana
We welcome Alex Santana as our guest blogger this week. Walk with him through his journey of supporting his wife through her natural birth at the SCV Birth Center. Grab your tissues and enjoy.
Natural Birth: Benefits for Baby
Author: Renee Sicignano, LM, CPM
While the experience of natural birth at the SCV Birth Center is not only comforting and altogether safer for mommy than a hospital birth, there are plenty of benefits that directly affect the baby.
A Birth Center... Is My Necessity
Author: Rai Zapata
This week's guest blogger is a friend of the SCV Birth Center and mommy to the precious, Cataleya. Rai recollects on her emotional experience here at the Birth Center, and her continued friendship with our midwives.