Featured: Bradley Childbirth Education Classes by Amanda Jackson

Need help deciding which Childbirth Education class to take? In my feature post today, I have an interview by one of our amazing local Cincinnati options. In our interview, Amanda Jackson not only discusses what the Bradley method is, how it differs from other childbirth education classes but also what she offers. Check her out Continue reading Featured: Bradley Childbirth Education Classes by Amanda Jackson

Comparison of Cincinnati Hospitals C-Section Rates and Reputations

I have been curious for a while about my cities c-section, and episiotomy rates for our individual hospitals. Up until the writing of this blog, I have just had the general statistic of Cincinnati hospitals having a 30% cesarean section rate and then each hospitals reputation. Their reputations would come to me through other birth Continue reading Comparison of Cincinnati Hospitals C-Section Rates and Reputations

Doctor, nurses, partner, doula… Oh my! There’s a place for everyone

Its part of the learning curve to figure out everyone’s role at birth and can be a little overwhelming. For those of you who like to know what’s going on, let me see if I can give you an idea. Let’s break it down. First of all, you should know that your doctor plans to Continue reading Doctor, nurses, partner, doula… Oh my! There’s a place for everyone

Traditional Chinese or Raw Method for Placenta Encapsulation… You choose

I’ve began offering placenta encapsulation to clients in the greater Cincinnati area 8 years ago, when I was trained by a local home birth midwife. Since then I have undergone a more traditional weekend workshop on placenta encapsulation and I’ve learned tons through my personal experience. I began by offering the raw method of placenta Continue reading Traditional Chinese or Raw Method for Placenta Encapsulation… You choose

This one goes out to Cincinnati’s pregnant women of color

As I move deeper into my journey to become a midwife, I’m struck by the disparities that are faced by women of color in the Cincinnati Area. It is not for socioeconomic reasons like education or their yearly income that makes their statistics so much worse than their white counterparts, it’s the sheer fact that Continue reading This one goes out to Cincinnati’s pregnant women of color