5 ways to cope with labor pain
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Even though epidurals are a very effective way to control pain during labor (though that does not mean they relieve suffering or anxiety), nearly 16% of epidurals are not effective. ¬†Sometimes women cannot even get them before their baby is … Read More

Hypnobirthing: Fight or Flight and the Perception of Pain
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Student Response by Cara Koehlerth (Editor Note: This was first submitted as an assignment in our program. This student’s response is reprinted here with her permission.) There are many different types of birthing classes & theories designed to explain labor … Read More

Student Response: Gestational Diabetes
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One of the assignments my students do is how a doula can help when their client is diagnosed with a particular medical diagnosis.¬† Below is one student’s response of a great way to see what a doula can do for … Read More