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3 Ways to (really) prepare for your birth

Posted: 1/15/2018

Author: SCV Birth Center

Flip open any book on giving birth and you might instantly feel bombarded with all of the things you should be doing to prepare. Eat healthy and never cheat, exercise daily, take this class, and that one. While none are bad ideas, the truth is, preparing for birth is mostly a state of mind. You have to harness your inner power. You have to believe in yourself. And you have to trust your body to do its most important work.

 

3 Common struggles new parents have during the fourth trimester and how to ease them

Posted: 9/25/2017

Author: SCV Birth Center

There’s actually an entire other trimester that is usually left out of the conversations about growing a baby. That’s because this one happens after the baby is born. It’s known as the fourth trimester and is marked by the period of time between birth and the first three months of life.

 

Beat The Heat

Posted: 6/23/2016

Author: Renee Sicignano, LM, CPM

Summer has arrived, and with its arrival comes 110º plus weather and direct sun that feels even hotter. Pregnancy will naturally make your body temperature a little higher than normal, so this heat may become unbearable.