New Video options at Spinning Babies

Spinning babies now offers videos to buy or rent to help you have an easier child birth and have the optimal fetal positioning . You can increase pregnancy comfort,  labor ease and, perhaps, even avoid cesarean surgery. People across the globe are using these techniques….and they’re working! Go to this link to …

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Jacksonville is getting another Birth Option

  Jacksonville, North Florida and South Georgia will be getting yet another birth option in March 2015! For those that do not choose a homebirth or have reasons they can not,  you have another birth center option.   http://north.ufhealthjax.org/2014/12/12/natural-births-offered-in-a-home-like-setting-at-uf-health-birth-center/

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Labor Patterns

Is Assessing strength and patterns of contractions useful? In many  birth settings   people   often ask ‘how strong are her contractions?’ or ‘is she having effective contractions? While it may be possible to find out how often contractions are coming, and how long they are lasting – I dispute …

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What is Optimal Fetal Positioning?

What is Optimal Fetal Positioning? OFP is a phrase coined by Jean Sutton for the goal of her childbirth preparation through maternal positioning: the left occiput anterior fetal position. OFP directs pregnant women to spend most of their time with the abdomen lower than the spine (forward) and the knees lower than the …

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Birth Options in North East Florida

There are many birth options in our area, we have several wonderful CPM’s in North East Florida under my resource page www.gracefulbeginningsdoulaservices.com/resources/ I list all our amazing midwives if you should choose a homebirth or a birth center birth. The original local birth center, Fruitful Vine, Jacksonville and St. Augustine have expanded to …

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