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FAQ about hybrid classes

My husband drives a Prius, and has for about 10 years. He loves that car. Drives it like a video game! Because it combines battery…
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Wednesday Wrap Up October 2019

A systematic review comparing planned home births to planned hospital births in low risk parents found no difference in adverse outcomes. Midwife thinking takes a…
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The Culture of Risk

“It’s just not worth the risk”“I don’t want to expose my baby to ANY risk!”“I’m not comfortable with any risks” I hear these comments, and…
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Podcasts for Pregnancy and Birth

Birthful Adriana Lozada’s goal is to help parents have a smooth transition to parenthood, and her podcast addresses many common concerns. Recent topics include preparing…
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Wednesday Wrap Up September 2019

Fascinating article in The Cut about the placenta. Touches on science, culture, different worldviews, and all kinds of interesting stuff. A list of potential scripts…
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Inertia in Obstetrics

Inertia refers to the idea that something that is staying still is likely to continue to stay that way until something forceful sets it in…
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Handling Unwanted Advice

Everyone LOOOOOOOVES to give advice to pregnant people and new parents. They’ll even do it without being asked! And not just family and friends, either.…
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