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How Safe Is The Hospital During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

Safety is a relative term. If you feel safe, you are safe. This COVID 19 pandemic has changed how we do so many things. Where some hospitals are requiring COVID tests, and are preventing doulas and partners from being with laboring women, the real question might be, “Where can I give birth safely, and freely, …

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Preparing for Childbirth: What’s the Best Time?

I have spoken and written about this topic before. When I see or hear questions about what practitioners do, or what happens in various hospitals in birth, I ask myself about the best timing for childbirth preparation classes. It often seems like women are asking questions about practice and protocol late in the game. For …

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