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Preparing for a Natural Birth

Preparing for a Natural Birth

Preparing for a Natural Birth Natural birth is a beautiful process regardless of how you choose to deliver. The term ‘natural birth’ is used to describe a spontaneous vaginal birth without any pharmacologic medical aid.  Women have been delivering the natural way for...

Newborn Sleeping Tips

Newborn Sleeping Tips

Newborn Sleeping Tips The first few months after having a baby tend to be the hardest on new parents. One of the most difficult aspects of parenthood are the many wake-ups throughout the night while your baby adjusts to a sleeping schedule. The general idea of putting...

How to Enjoy the Sun This Summer While Pregnant

How to Enjoy the Sun This Summer While Pregnant

How to Enjoy the Sun This Summer While Pregnant It’s SUMMER! That means it’s about to get hot, hot, hot; especially in South Carolina, and even more especially when you’re pregnant. Even though it can be hot and quite uncomfortable for pregnant women during summer,...

What is a Birth Center?

What is a Birth Center?

What is a Birth Center? We’d like to think that everyone knows what birth centers are and is familiar with the quality of care they provide, but we know that isn’t the case. If you are one of those people who isn’t quite sure what a birth center is, we are here to...

What to Add to Your Birth Bag

What to Add to Your Birth Bag

What to Add to Your Birth Bag No matter where you are choosing to give birth, you will need to pack some sort of birth bag. Everyone’s birth bag looks different because you will fill it with things that will make you more comfortable during your labor. We recommend...

Eating for Two | Prenatal Nutrition Tips

Eating for Two | Prenatal Nutrition Tips

Eating for Two | Prenatal Nutrition Tips Have you heard the saying, “You are eating for two now”? This is a common misconception, which can actually be harmful advice in some cases. Unfortunately, the cliche of not paying careful attention to your nutrition with your...

Should I Get My Baby Adjusted?

Should I Get My Baby Adjusted?

Should I Get My Baby Adjusted? In our last blog post, ‘Should I Get Adjusted While Pregnant?’, we addressed why visiting a chiropractor can be an amazingly beneficial experience for pregnant women. Chiropractic care can help control symptoms of nausea, relieve back,...

Should I Get Adjusted While Pregnant?

Should I Get Adjusted While Pregnant?

Should I Get Adjusted While Pregnant? As you progress through pregnancy, you are probably starting to feel more aches and pains throughout your body. Back pain is a common struggle for most pregnant women with all of the added weight and pressure on the spine. A great...

Well Woman Care at a Birth Center

Well Woman Care at a Birth Center

Well Woman Care at a Birth Center When we say that Charleston Birth Place is here to take care of you throughout your whole LIFE, we mean it. As Nurse-Midwives we are able to offer a full range of women’s health services, including well-woman care! Along with...

Postpartum Nutrition Tips

Postpartum Nutrition Tips

Postpartum Nutrition Tips When most families get home after the birth, they feel like they need to jump back into their normal routines and do everything they regularly do like cooking, cleaning, and running the household. But your initial postpartum period is a time...