Count the Kicks

Let’s talk about the importance of tracking fetal movements! Kick counting matters! Research indicates that counting your baby’s kicks is an incredibly effective and free method to ensure

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What can we do to decrease PROM prenatally? Is Vitamin C the answer?

Is PROM bad when you’re full term? Not usually. In the next post we’ll talk about what it means and what we can do to try to decrease

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Birther-Assisted Caesareans, is Michigan next?

We talk about birthers catching their own babies when they're having a vaginal birth. Did you know that this can be possible in caesarean or "c-section" as well?"Mother-assisted

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What is PROM in Pregnancy? No, it’s not the high school dance.

PROM (Premature Rupture of Membranes) is a fancy way of saying when your water breaks before contractions start. It usually happens in about 10% of all births. Two

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Michigan Must Provide More Midwifery Options to Improve Birth Outcomes

There’s a trend happening in Michigan (also a part of a national trend) that is making the birthworker community nervous and concerned about the quality of care that

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The Ultimate Benton Harbor Birth Prep: 10 Surprising Options You Have For Hospital Birth

Hey there new parent-to-be! Or mama-to-be! So, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed with all the information (or lack thereof) about giving birth. But don't worry, I’ve

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10 Things to Do to Get the Natural Birth You Want

People mean different things when they say “natural birth.” For some it means, having a vaginal birth. For others it means having a vaginal birth without an epidural.

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