Is Home Birth Messy? While many of our families choose to labor and deliver here at the birth center, some prefer the choice of a home birth. A home birth can be a comfortable fit for some families. One common area of concern that arises around home birth is the ‘mess.’ However, we’re happy to… Continue reading Is Home Birth Messy?
The First Stage of Labor Bringing a new life into this world is a nerve-wracking yet wonderful experience. Labor is obviously the most intense part of the entire process. Knowing what to expect during each stage can help you feel prepared. The first stage of labor is actually broken down into three parts: early… Continue reading The First Stage of Labor
Does Birth Center Stone Oak Offer VBACs? Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) provides mothers with the opportunity to deliver naturally, even if they have had a prior C-section. However, to ensure a successful VBAC, a mother must qualify for it, and it should only be performed by someone who has experience with delivering VBACs.… Continue reading Does Birth Center Stone Oak Offer VBACs?
It’s Time to Think About Your Health | Well Woman Care for Life A new year is just around the corner, and while your personal goals change, your health and wellness should be your top priority this year. If wellness is part of your New Year’s resolution, let us help you! Come to us… Continue reading It’s Time to Think About Your Health | Well Woman Care for Life
Prenatal and Postpartum Counseling Having a baby is one of the most wonderful experiences life has to offer. But that doesn’t mean it comes easy for everyone. Pregnancy can be emotionally and physically challenging for a lot of people. Counseling can help you navigate these challenges, while providing you the comfort that you’re not… Continue reading Prenatal and Postpartum Counseling
Should I See a Massage Therapist During Pregnancy? Pregnancy can take a toll on your body. As your body changes and grows to accommodate a baby, the pressure on your lower back and spine can cause constant discomfort in the last trimester. If you are feeling pressure and discomfort, seeing a prenatal massage therapist… Continue reading Should I See a Massage Therapist During Pregnancy?
What You Need to Know About a Breech Baby While babies are usually supposed to present in the head-down (vertex) position nearing birth, in some cases, that might not happen. Sometimes, the baby does not position itself in a manner that would bring the head down first. In such cases, the part of the… Continue reading What You Need to Know About a Breech Baby
Can Birth Center Stone Oak Deliver Twins? We recommend a birth center for low-risk, natural births. If you’re pregnant with twins, you may wonder if this applies to you. Twin pregnancies are generally considered high-risk since they have a higher chance of developing complications than single pregnancies. However, not all twin pregnancies must… Continue reading Can Birth Center Stone Oak Deliver Twins?
Breastfeeding Support at the Birth Center Breastfeeding is both valuable for a baby’s nutrition and also supports the mother’s recovery and encourages bonding between the two. However, breastfeeding is not often easy to get the hang of, and some may struggle with initiating or properly continuing breastfeeding at first. This is okay and more… Continue reading Breastfeeding Support at the Birth Center
Postpartum Care with Birth Center Stone Oak The postpartum period can be overwhelming no matter who you are. The right care can make a significant difference in your journey of motherhood and helps you to get through this period easier. Postpartum care provides physical and emotional support to new mothers and families after childbirth. … Continue reading Postpartum Care with Birth Center Stone Oak