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Comfort Measures For Labor

Comfort Measures For Labor

Comfort Measures For Labor Choosing to labor naturally can seem intimidating since medical means of pain relief aren’t offered at birth centers. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have other effective methods of easing your pain to make sure labor progresses smoothly and...

Childbirth Education Classes

Childbirth Education Classes

Childbirth Education Classes If you're having your first baby, it’s okay to feel overwhelmed and clueless about the whole thing. A lot of women rely on word of mouth from friends and experienced family to help them figure things out along the way. But, no two women...

What is Hydrotherapy?

What is Hydrotherapy?

Pain relief is often thought to be only possible through medical means. However, natural methods of pain relief and treatments are now a rising trend since they’re more easily accessible and conveniently available.  One such method of technique is Hydrotherapy, the...

5 Reasons to Give Birth at a Birth Center

5 Reasons to Give Birth at a Birth Center

5 Reasons to Give Birth at a Birth Center Pregnancy is one of the most life-changing events a woman experiences during her life. It’s an emotionally-charged and physically challenging experience. This is why it’s important that you make well-informed decisions...

What is Nitrous Oxide?

What is Nitrous Oxide?

Nitrous oxide is commonly used for pain relief during labor. It is also commonly known as laughing gas, which leads to some misconceptions about how it is used in a birth center setting. The gas mixture doesn’t really make you laugh, and here’s more of what you need...

How to Get Started with Charleston Birth Place?

How to Get Started with Charleston Birth Place?

How to Get Started with Charleston Birth Place? Charleston Birth Place aims to empower women by providing them with excellent healthcare and education regarding their health. We encourage the physiological process of pregnancy with minimal intervention of any kind and...

Feeling Hot?

Feeling Hot?

Feeling Hot? Hot flashes are a fairly common complaint during pregnancy. Hot flashes or hot flushes refer to this episodic feeling of sudden intense warmth. It’s usually more noticeable on the upper body; namely the face and neck region and also the chest. They...

What Are the Different Kinds of Labor?

What Are the Different Kinds of Labor?

What Are the Different Kinds of Labor? We often hear people talk about different kinds or variations of labor, but many people never fully understand what that means. We get it, it can be confusing! If you want to better understand the stages of labor, let’s talk...

Your Birth Plan

Your Birth Plan

Your Birth Plan An important part of preparing for your birth is creating a birth plan!  A birth plan is a written record of details surrounding your labor and the period after birth. It outlines what you would like to happen during the labor and how you’d like for it...

What is Group Beta Strep?

What is Group Beta Strep?

With pregnancy comes a lot of changes in your body! Most of these changes are physical, like the obvious one of a growing belly while some are more internal like new fun symptoms including heartburn and acid reflux. Usually, these changes pose no threat to the mama...