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Healthy Birth Practices


The Lamaze Six Healthy Birth Practices are based upon the most recent, evidence-based research. They are recommendations to help ease the birthing process and instill confidence. While some may have unique circumstances, all parents can benefit from understanding the options and information available to them.

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Book Review: Mindful Pregnancy: Meditation, Yoga, Hypnobirthing, Natural Remedies and Nutrition - Trimester by Trimester

Book Review: Mindful Pregnancy: Meditation, Yoga, Hypnobirthing, Natural Remedies and Nutrition - Trimester by Trimester

When I started reading Mindful Pregnancy (DK, 2020) by Tracy Donegan, there were just a few confirmed cases of COVID-19 in my state of Washington. By the time you are reading this, things are almost unrecognizable. In a world that is humming with anxiety, with no clear end in sight, Donegan’s pregnancy guide is quite timely. It provides comfort to pregnant people, with practical guidance for how to deal with stress.

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What Allergy Meds Can You Take During Pregnancy?

What Allergy Meds Can You Take During Pregnancy?

On top of everything else happening in the world at the moment, it's also allergy season. For some of us, that's a BIG deal. Perhaps a silver lining of the whole "stay at home" orders is that we can avoid some of the dreaded allergy symptoms this time of year. If you're pregnant during allergy season, you probably want to know what kinds of medications are safe to take during pregnancy.  Thankfully, there are lots of options!

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Lamaze Journeys


Rebekah Otto, Editor-in-Chief, Babylist, took an online class from Lamaze during her second pregnancy. Read her VBAC birth story.

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