Home Birth Basics

Posted: 9/1/2016

Author: SCV Birth Center

Home birth is an option that involves the evidence-based knowledge of your licensed midwife with the natural comfort that comes from being in your own home.

Are You Nesting Now?

Posted: 9/8/2016

Author: SCV Birth Center

Nesting is your natural instinct and impulse to prepare for your baby’s arrival. Check out a few signs that you may be nesting now.

3 Things Your Midwife Wishes You Knew

Posted: 9/15/2016

Author: SCV Birth Center

So many of our first-time mommies come in overwhelmed with concerns and questions. We want to answer all your questions but here are a few quick tips as you explore the option of natural childbirth. 

Breastfeeding Stress (Help!)

Posted: 9/22/2016

Author: Renee Sicignano, LM, CPM

Breastfeeding is one of the most beneficial decisions you can make for your baby, but it can also be a major headache. Here are a few recommendations if you’re experiencing breastfeeding agitation. 

The Body’s Natural Response in Birth

Posted: 9/29/2016

Author: Renee Sicignano, LM, CPM

The scenes from the movies with a woman yelling “Give me the drugs,” are enough to make any women think labor is not a natural process. On the contrary, women have been giving birth for thousands of years—this is one of the things our bodies are made for.