Pregnancy Support

    This section is devoted to teaching and informing you about various pregnancy professionals and experts, and why you may or may not consider using them during the time you are pregnant. Doulas, midwives, OB/GYN’s, adoption agencies, fertility and infertility experts are readily available to offer you emotional, physical, and educational support during your pregnancy. Use this section to learn more about these professions and how they could benefit you and your family during this exciting, yet scary time in your life. Learn more by simply clicking on the title of the article that interests you.


    Doulas

    Having a Doula While Pregnant

    Doulas are birth educators, supporters and experts on the entire gestation period. They are also considered to be apart of a woman’s emotional support team. They are not doctors or midwives, but they are a part of their birthing team and can help a woman understand her options at all times.

     

    A Guide To Hiring A Doula

    If you are interested in hiring a doula to help you through childbirth or after, take a look at our guide to help you understand how to choose the right doula for you, your baby and family. We explain what services are offered, how to find the right doula, the cost of their services and more.

    Midwives

    Having a Midwife While Pregnant

    Midwives are a step up from doulas in a sense that they are trained and educated, and have medical degrees. They are allowed to perform routine medical interventions, and act as a bonus for any clinical care team, expectant mother and family.

    A Guide To Hiring a Midwife

    Midwives are highly trained and educated in providing health care to pregnant women who are considered ‘low risk’ pregnancies. Use this guide to help you understand the benefits, costs, and where to find the right midwife for you.

    Certified Nurse Midwife

    Certified nurse midwives are a great option if you’re seeking care and assistance throughout your labor and delivery by a certified professional. These midwives are fully capable of handling medical situations, as they are also registered nurses.

    Direct Entry Midwife

    Direct entry midwives are not certified like CNM’s, but there are different types of them you can learn about here. Also learn how to choose the right one for you, where to find them and what services they can provide to you.

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    The Importance of an OB/GYN

    OB/GYN’s are extremely important to have, regardless if you are pregnant or not. They provide pre-conception care, prenatal care, and can deliver your baby if you choose so. Learn more about them and their importance here.

    Fertility Specialists

    Infertility affects 15% of all couples worldwide. Learn why couples struggle with fertility and how fertility specialists can benefit most couples.

    Understanding Adoption Agencies

    If you are considering adopting a child, you should learn about adoption agencies and the adoption process. You can do that in this informative and educational article.

    This page was last updated on 06/2017
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