Our New Location

Our New Location

Our New Location   In case you haven’t heard the news, Sacred Roots Birth & Wellness Center is excited to be opening a second location to serve even more clients!  We are a freestanding birth center that offers evidenced-based care in a home-like environment with multiple beautiful birthing suites and exam rooms. Our nurse-midwives are… Continue reading Our New Location

Benefits of Delayed Cord Clamping

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When giving birth, you can choose to delay clamping the umbilical cord, and it’s our preferred method following the birth. Doing so can provide several health benefits to your newborn baby.  What is Delayed Cord Clamping? The umbilical cord is usually clamped immediately after birth. With delayed cord clamping (DCC), the clamping is prolonged anywhere… Continue reading Benefits of Delayed Cord Clamping

Are Birth Centers Expensive?

Are Birth Centers Expensive

Are Birth Centers Expensive?   When choosing the right place for your birth, expenses are an important factor that goes into the decision-making process. The costs you incur at a birth center largely depend upon what kind of birth center you’re choosing and what services you opt for. In general, giving birth at a birth… Continue reading Are Birth Centers Expensive?

What to Include in Your Birth Bag

What to Include in Your Birth Bag

What to Include in Your Birth Bag If your due date is approaching, it’s about time you start preparing your birth bag. Ideally, you should have your birth bag ready as you cross the 37-week mark since you never know when your baby decides it’s time to make an appearance! Here are some things you… Continue reading What to Include in Your Birth Bag

Optimizing Your Birth

Optimizing Your Birth

Optimizing Your Birth Rachel Hicks RN   One of the many joys of pregnancy is the preparation for your birth and new baby. With so much information and recommendations available, it can be hard to sift through it all and prioritize what things are going to be most effective to prepare your body and optimize… Continue reading Optimizing Your Birth

How Do I Know a Birth Center is Right for Me?

How Do I Know a Birth Center is Right for Me?

How Do I Know a Birth Center is Right for Me?   If you’re expecting a baby soon, congratulations! Amidst all the decisions you’re going to have to make regarding your baby and pregnancy, choosing the type of birth you want is one you’ll want to sort out as soon as possible and you might… Continue reading How Do I Know a Birth Center is Right for Me?

What is a Water Birth

What is a Water Birth

Natural birthing methods are becoming more popular since many mothers seek delivery without any medical or surgical intervention. This has given rise to the popularity of water birth.  While it may seem daunting; it’s really not all that scary! Here’s what you need to know about water birth.    What is Water Birth?   Water… Continue reading What is a Water Birth

When are you going to check my cervix?

(Photo credit: Willow Grove Photography) We get a lot of questions about our usual practice with cervical exams at the end of pregnancy and during labor. The end of pregnancy cervical exam question tends to be “Are you going to start checking me at X weeks?” Answer: We do not do routine cervical exams at… Continue reading When are you going to check my cervix?

Creating Your Birth Space

(Big Sis was the creative talent behind this space!) When you arrive at the birth center for your birthing time, we invite you to settle in and make it your space. Many of our clients choose to decorate their birth spaces, and we LOVE it! (Typically the decorating is done by a family member or… Continue reading Creating Your Birth Space

What’s the Deal with Waterbirth?

Waterbirth: Why consider a waterbirth? Is it safe? Desire for waterbirth is a common reason why families choose Sacred Roots for their birth experiences. Each of our birthing suites offers a large, jetted tub for hydrotherapy and waterbirth. Hydrotherapy (the use of water in a tub or shower during labor) is very commonly used to… Continue reading What’s the Deal with Waterbirth?