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Can a Doula Help with My Induction?

By: Birth Education Center Birth Doula, Doulas November 18, 2020

Based on everything you’ve heard, the only time you should hire a doula is when you’re planning on an unmedicated labor in a deep porcelain birth tub surrounded with lit candles, essential oils, flowers and listening to whale sounds, right? Nope. For example, a doula…

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How To Prepare For A Natural Birth | A Birth Story

By: Birth Education Center Hypnobirthing November 18, 2020

Ashley and Mike had an incredible birth experience! You will want to get your note pad out to take down all of the advice, tips and heartfelt love that Ashley shares in this video! This is a great example of where preparing early, visualizing what…

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Home Birth In The Pandemic | A Birth Story

By: Birth Education Center Hypnobirthing November 18, 2020

This birth story is unique in that Kevin had already been through a birth experience with his first child and didn’t have the warmest experience within the hospital setting. So when Kelly said she wanted a home birth, he was all for it. Kelly began…

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Can I Have A Natural Birth? A Birth Story

By: Birth Education Center Hypnobirthing November 18, 2020

Elana and Rafik came into class with a lot of fear and a lot of questions. Over the course of the five weeks, there were more smiles and a doula was hired! Not only did they rock a natural birth, but they did it with…

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Are Birth Classes Really Needed? | This OB says Yes!

By: Birth Education Center Doulas, Education, Hypnobirthing November 18, 2020

Are birth classes really needed? This OB says YES! Dr. Capetanakis is one of San Diego’s best OB’s. In this video he describes the importance of education as a means to empower yourselves no matter what kind of birth you are planning for your baby.…

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A Doula In Your Pocket Is Better Than No Doula | Story 4

By: Birth Education Center Doulas August 24, 2020

From Jennifer: When Ana reached out to me in January 2020 I was so excited to support her for her first pregnancy. We had met years earlier at a local improv theater and used to go head-to-head at improv cage matches – it was funny…

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Best Birth Book To Read | Labor Like A Goddess

By: Care Messer Hypnobirthing July 17, 2020

What you read matters during pregnancy and so does the time and effort you put in to preparing! Many of our “main stream” birth books are full of fear and remind you of the things that can go wrong in pregnancy, labor and delivery. But…

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Do I Need A Birth Class?

By: Care Messer Hypnobirthing July 10, 2020

For this chiropractor and his wife, having a long, first birth showed them a few things they wanted to change up for this next one. Home birth and more intimate care from one on one midwives was the first change they made. With a few…

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How To Prepare For A Natural Birth

By: Care Messer Hypnobirthing July 2, 2020

Hypnobirthing classes made the difference for this couples birth preparation. When Sami first found out she was pregnant, the words that ran though her mind were cesarean, morning sickness and pain. She’s also “throw-up-a-phobic” so that didn’t help her mindset either! Luckily, a few friends…

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Be Your Best Advocate…

By: Care Messer Hypnobirthing June 25, 2020

In part two of Vanessa and Eva’s birth story, we are talking about advocacy. Out of hospital education can explain what your options are for birth BUT it is you who need to make your voice heard and advocate for yourself. In this video, Vanessa…

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