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What do we mean when we talk about "evidence based birth"?

Posted: 8/31/2017

Author: SCV Birth Center

When you’re expecting and find yourself instantly inducted into the world of all things pregnancy and birth, you start to hear the the term “evidence-based birth” getting thrown around a lot. As birth workers, we understand what this kind of care looks like, what it doesn’t look like, and most importantly why it’s so beneficial to moms and babies. But what are we really talking about when we use this phrase? Is it just birth-people lingo for the ultimate birthing experience? Well, kind of.

 

But let’s break it down a little, shall we?

 

Readying Yourself for a Natural Pregnancy

Posted: 5/19/2016

Author: Renee Sicignano, LM, CPM

What does “natural birth” mean, and what steps can you take to ensure a natural birth is your best option?