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Talking About the Hard Stuff

By Nikki Shaheed As an expecting parent, it may feel tempting to avoid talking about the hard stuff that can come up in birth and postpartum. A part of you may feel overwhelmed talking about topics like induction, cesarean birth, or struggles with nursing. Another part of you may know that exploring how to cope […]

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October 2, 2020
The "Birth" of a Birth Network

by: Valarie Welsh of Birthmark Doula Last year I had the privilege to present the work and "birth" of the San Antonio Birth Network at an international conference for doulas.  I was, and still am so proud of the work and intention that has gone into creating this group! When I arrived in San Antonio, […]

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May 29, 2020
Top 3 Reasons to Get Acupuncture During Pregnancy!

Written by: Adrianne L. Ortega LAC, FABORM of Alma Acupuncture Hello everyone, my name is Adrianne L. Ortega LAC, FABORM. I am a licensed acupuncturist and am the only female and bilingual board certified Reproductive Acupuncturist (ABORM) here in San Antonio. Most of the patients I treat at my office suffer from women’s health issues […]

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April 13, 2020
3 Ways a Chiropractor Can Help You Have a Better Birth Outcome

By Dr. Alex Sweeney, DC This last week, I can't tell you how many times I have heard the following words come out of my patient's mouths: "I should have come in sooner." Now, that's a little bit of a #humblebrag, but seriously. The sooner I can see a pregnant patient, the better. I LOVE […]

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March 16, 2020
Social Distancing: Creative Activities for the Greater Good

Written by Kristie Graybill As we learn more information about COVID-19, we are discovering just how important it is to change our normal routine and try our best to practice social distancing by limiting our interaction with others. This is simply to avoid the spreading of the virus. If everyone works together to slow the […]

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January 18, 2020
Growing Our Birth Community, together.

They say that when the tide rises, so do all the boats. By working together to grow the birth community, we show consumers and care providers what a legitimate birth industry can do for families and birth outcomes. Little by little, our businesses, reach, and impact will grow and we all succeed. By making a […]

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January 18, 2020
Six steps for a better birth

Written by: Valarie Welsh 1 – Prepare by getting education and support in your prenatal period. Our directory of birth professionals is here to help you find experts in your area to help you gain informational and physical support for a better and healthier birth for you and your baby. 2- Keep it rollin! Whether […]

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