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February 23, 2017 by Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD(DONA), BDT(DONA)
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Lamaze recently has completed the translations and updates necessary to make the entire Lamaze International Learning Guide (Guía de Aprendizaje Lamaze) available in Spanish to those birth professionals preparing for the Lamaze exam in that language.... Read More

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February 21, 2017 by Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD(DONA), BDT(DONA)
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Did the film “Microbirth” convince you that microbes are an important part of a healthy start to life, but leave you with further questions? The follow-up book, Your Baby’s Microbiome: The Critical Role of Vaginal Birth and Breastfeeding for Long Term Health, fills in the details from the movie.... Read More
February 17, 2017 by Robin Elise Weiss, PhD, MPH, AdvCD(DONA), LCCE, FACCE
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The concept of a labor playlist is not a new one. Using music to help you calm down, even in labor, is a very old idea. In fact, studies have proven that when music was present during labor, women reported significantly lower pain and anxiety.... Read More
February 2, 2017 by Henci Goer, BA
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Laboring down - is it a good idea? Recent literature seems to indicate that it increases complications for both parent and baby, but is this conclusion based on good evidence? Researcher and writer Henci Goer takes a look at what the current research actually tells us on the topic of laboring down,... Read More
January 31, 2017 by Sharon Muza, BS, LCCE, FACCE, CD(DONA), BDT(DONA)
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I work hard to help my families to understand their rights and responsibilities around decision making and informed consent. This Brilliant Activities for Birth Educators idea helps reinforce the idea of using their "BRAIN" to help families gather information to make decisions.... Read More

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