What you need to know about having children at your birth

Posted: 7/25/2017

Author: SCV Birth Center

While it’s atypical in our culture to see children attending births, let alone participating in them, we don’t believe that (normal) birth is traumatizing. In fact, we believe that birth is a natural, normal part of our life cycle, therefore we think it’s wonderful for children to see it.

Can you really have a baby without an epidural?

Posted: 4/5/2017

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

Posted: 8/11/2016

Author: SCV Birth Center

Chiropractic adjustments are not only safe, but are recommended for many mommies.

An Immeasurable Smile- A Dad's Story of Natural Birth

Posted: 6/9/2016

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

Posted: 6/2/2016

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.