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Cesarean Birth |Tips for Doulas

Originally posted September 2011: This morning (shortly after posting the video below) I got the call and raced out the door to attend my final certifying birth. We had anticipated a Saturday morning cesarean arrival but this little girl wanted … Continue reading

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Spinning Babies is Coming to Dallas!

UPDATE: Registration page is now up and Gail has lowered the workshop fee to $115 for early registration ($125 at the door.) Registration page here. Spinning Babies workshop probably at the Hyatt near DFW airport 9-4:30 on Thursday July 26th … Continue reading

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Birth Photography – Why It’s Worth the Investment! | Denton Birth Photography

I missed the birth of my third child. That sounds odd, right? I was there, of course – but due to a variety of complications it was decided that our son would best make his arrival by cesarean four months … Continue reading

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Cesarean Rates for Texas

2010 rates here. As you can see here in the metroplex the hospitals with the highest cesarean rates are: Presby Plano – 49.3% Las Colinas 45.3% Medical City Dallas 44.6% Presby Dallas 43.8% Presby Allen 42% Baylor Grapevine 41.8% Baylor … Continue reading

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Questions for your Hospital

While you are discussing your birth plans/hopes with your care provider, it’s also a good idea to tour the hospital and ask about their policies. When you arrive at the hospital in labor your doctor will likely NOT be there. … Continue reading

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