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Natural Induction Method: Acupuncture

  While babies arrive when they are ready (and first time moms on average birth at 41 weeks and 1 day), giving them a little nudge is worth a shot, especially if your goal is to avoid a hospital induction, you are getting pressure from your care provider, or you …

We All Feel Lots of Things

I posted on my Facebook account a few days ago that I couldn’t look worse than when yawning whilst ugly crying.  I posted it because I’d laughed at myself while doing so and thought it was a relatable thing since we all have big feelings sometimes and the yawning was …

Your 2017 Regional Directors

  BIRTHFIT Regional Directors  I am beyond excited to announce your 2017 Regional Directors. This is a group of women that lead from the front and operate from a place of integrity as well of love. This is a group women, mothers, coaches, captains, doulas, acupuncturists, and doctors of chiropractic …

Claire Sommers Buck Designs One Tool to Enhance Your Mindfulness Practice

Claire Sommers Buck I met Claire in New Braunfels, TX. This is where we both grew up. Her and my sister (two years younger) were on the same basketball team in grade school and Claire’s dad was the coach. That is at least 15 years ago.   Claire’s family is …

Dealing with a Birth Injury: Symphysis Pubic Dysfunction

Over the past few years, I’ve been introduced to symphysis pubic dysfunction a handful of times. Yes, I’ve read about it and been tested on SPD in school, but I must say the real life version sucks a whole lot more. None of the cases were the same except for …

BIRTHFIT Wisconsin: Dr. Erica’s Birth Story with #4!

  As I sit here with my almost 3 week old baby boy, I feel ready to tell his story of coming into this world. I am compelled to give you a little background of my pregnancy with him, so here goes. To start, Kyle and I contemplated bringing another …

What if You Posed Between Contractions?

You know this is good. Between contractions, try your power pose. Standing utilizes gravity to help baby descend, and this pose offers loads of juicy, feel good hormones. Stand proud and recall actual experiences in which you were freaking super proud of yourself. You don’t have to say them out loud, …

Fork in the Road- Is Medically Necessary?

Average length of pregnancy? Some state the estimated due date is calculated by adding 280 days, or 40 weeks, from your last period. Others say, at the moment, it is around 268 days, or 39 weeks, due to the fact of early inductions and cesarean births. Whatever way you are …

Let’s Play, What Would YOU Do?

Women’s choices are often times limited by what is available within their city. This is especially true in rural America where there may only be one general practitioner or one midwife. Some women will pack and move to a different city, state, country in order to birth the way they …

BIRTHFIT Q and A: Common Signs of Labor?

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