Do risks of still birth go up for people over 40?

The topic of birth parent’s age and need for induction is a can of worms and as with many topics surrounding birth, there are conflicting opinions and high emotions around the issue. In short, the answer is yes. There are increased risks for people over 40, as well as people who have had IVF, or…

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Behaviors That Can Help Your Birth Experience

Do these behaviors help or hurt? Apologizing for emotions Staying quiet when you have something to say Setting high expectations Planning ahead   Self-exploration is one key to a positive birth experience.⁠ ⁠ There is no way anyone other than YOU can know the answers to the questions.⁠ ⁠ Your answers also may change in…

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Bad Birth Good Parents, Good Birth Good Parents

Your eggs are not all in one basket!⁠ ⁠ When it comes to being a great parent there are SO many things other than a perfect birth experience that will make you the best parent your baby could ever have.⁠ ⁠ Here are a few other things that you will do for your baby over…

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How to Have More Fun in Labor

Hi everyone, I’m Amity Kramer and I want to tell you how you can make your labor more fun. I love it when families come together and do things that are going to make their labor better. And I don’t know exactly what that’s going to mean for you, but what I can tell you…

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Childbirth Classes for BIPOC, POC, or LGBTQ+ Families

There is not a right way to give birth. Each and every person welcoming a baby navigates the journey a bit differently. That is what has always and will always keep birth a mystery. Finding the right childbirth class is one way you can practice making decisions based on your values. By gathering information and…

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Poop in Childbirth, What You Should Know

Poop in Childbirth, What You Should Know **warning potty talk ahead It’s true. You may have been wishful thinking and brushed off the whole pooping in labor thing as one of those urban legends that rarely, if ever, happens. Let me say it loud and clear. You might poop while you’re pushing, on the bed…

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Tips for Getting a Older Sibling Ready for Labor

Newborn Baby

Becoming an older sibling is a pretty big deal! Even if a child is not going to be with their parents at the time of birth, there is a chance that they will see in labor action. It is a good idea to help them get ready for what they might see, as to help…

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How to Keep Your Love Alive and Well

Joyful family holding baby's feet

You know the times in life when things just don’t feel good? When you see one of those uplifting t-shirts that says, “Life is Good,” and you think, “Not mine, today is hard and I don’t like it.” The Bringing Baby Home Workshop helps parents to prepare for those days. Like it or not, life…

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