If you’re having or planning to have a baby, it’s good to explore all the different options that you have. While most already think they know about conventional hospital birth, there are other ways you can give birth, including at a birth center. Keep reading to learn more about birth at a birth center!… Continue reading What is a Birth Center?
Birth Balls in Labor Movement during labor is something we advocate for! It is safe and can be extremely helpful in progressing your baby down the birth canal. While some movement tends to be uncomfortable or difficult for pregnant women, using a birthing ball can be super helpful as a tool for your… Continue reading Birth Balls in Labor
Well Woman Care at Sacred Roots Birth & Wellness Center Well-woman care comprises routine visits with your healthcare provider as a basic general health overview. It looks into your sexual, menstrual, and mental health. An appointment usually includes health history, general examination, additional screening tests, or lab tests if need be. How… Continue reading Well Woman Care at Sacred Roots Birth & Wellness Center
We have covered back labor and prolonged labor in our previous posts, and we thought it was important to also touch on another type of labor, which is precipitous labor! When labor is super short or quick it is termed as precipitous labor. What causes precipitous labor? There is no recognized cause… Continue reading What is Precipitous Labor?
What is Prolonged Labor? Labor is the process where regular contractions or pains cause your cervix to dilate so you can eventually deliver your baby and placenta. There are a few different variations of labor one might experience, like back labor or precipitous labor. When the process of your cervix dilating is progressing… Continue reading What is Prolonged Labor?
If you are feeling very intense pain throughout your lower back during labor, then you might just be experiencing back labor! It usually occurs when the baby’s head is against your spine, specifically when the back of the baby’s head is pressing onto your lower spine and tailbone. The baby’s head pressing onto your… Continue reading What is Back Labor?
Second Trimester Tips If this is your first pregnancy, you may be trying to learn all you can about the upcoming trimesters and what to expect. If you’ve made it through your first trimester, congratulations! That one is often the toughest. Let’s find out what your second trimester has in store! … Continue reading Second Trimester Tips
What to Eat During Pregnancy It’s common in pregnancy for your appetite to grow as you progress! With the new found appetite, a common question we are asked is what you should be eating during this period to help you have a healthy pregnancy. You should always consult with your healthcare provider about your specific… Continue reading What to Eat During Pregnancy
Sterile Water Papules If you’re well into your pregnancy and nearing the birth of your baby, it’s good to research different options of pain relief that you might want to use for your labor. There are many natural methods of pain relief like breathing exercises, waterbirth, nitrous oxide, and more available at the… Continue reading Sterile Water Papules
How Does a Birth Center Differ from a Hospital? If you haven’t had the experience of giving birth at a birth center yet, you probably have a lot of questions about how it differs from hospital birth care. To start, a birth center is centered around the idea of providing a more home-like… Continue reading How Does a Birth Center Differ from a Hospital?