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.

Baby Photography

Posted: 1/12/2017

Author: SCV Birth Center

Every new mom and dad becomes a personal photographer for their family and while most of us know how to open the camera app on our phone, here are some simple tips that will help you capture those moments even better.

Pregnant While Parenting

Posted: 1/5/2017

Author: Renee Sicignano, LM, CPM

‚ÄčTransition from being a mommy of one to a mommy of two is a big change. The lessons of being a first-time mom are still a daily learning process but in adding a second child to your family you will learn things you never knew you would need to know.

Birth Center Basics

Posted: 12/29/2016

Author: Renee Sicignano, LM, CPM

Many expecting moms have heard the terms “natural childbirth” or “birth center” thrown around but still aren’t sure what that means. We want to define and breakdown what these terms mean and help every expecting mom explore all their options and ask the right questions. 

Visiting A Newborn

Posted: 12/8/2016

Author: SCV Birth Center

The holidays are a time for visiting friends, especially those friends that have recently welcomed a new baby into the family. If you plan to visit any newborns or kids this season, check out these quick recommended tips.