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April 10, 2019

Many families having their first baby approach pregnancy with a mixture of wonder, joy and fear. They have, undoubtably heard many horrifying birth stories and seen birth depicted as frightening and life threatening in movies and books. As midwives specializing in comm...

February 26, 2018

Here are a few of the biggest ways an Island Birth Association membership can benefit your business, and the best ways to utilize it. We aim to be an affordable option with a wide reach, and our goal is to continue to grow both in membership and in our geographic reach...

June 20, 2017

    Today, a lot of expecting Mom's have a tornado of conflicting information coming at them.  It can be confusing and frustrating to field through the options, not sure what to believe. With the industrialization of childbirth in the 20th century, labor and delivery w...

June 8, 2017

I am often encountered with two comments about pregnancy and chiropractic the first is,”Why should a woman have chiropractic care during pregnancy?” and the other is “I wish I knew about chiropractic care for my (earlier) pregnancy”.

So why should women be under chiropr...

May 30, 2017

Five Tips for Settling in After Baby: Postpartum Care

As a birth and postpartum doula I have the privilege of working with parents in the brand new weeks of fresh and raw parenthood. Those weeks are glorious and all together wildly consuming. They take all of you. They...

May 21, 2017

  International Doula Month occurs every May. We use this month to celebrate and show our appreciation of doula’s. It’s also a great time to raise awareness of what exactly it is a doula does. This Doula Month  2017  Island Birth Association has the honor of hosting th...

March 15, 2017

Pregnancy and Motherhood can bring so many changes and transitions. Homeopathy offers a 200 year history of use before, during, and after childbirth for both mom and baby that is safe and effective for maintaining and re-balancing health when necessary.

What is Homeopat...

February 28, 2017

Read along as Gabrielle tells the story of her pregnancy with her third child. Facing gestational diabetes and the possibility of a c-section she advocates for herself to get the birth she wants.

   "My pregnancy was slightly complicated due to gestational diabetes. Luc...

January 11, 2017

Resolution is the word most often spoken as we move into a new year. But it's also a word that elicits a lot of negativity in people. Resolutions broken, unrealistic resolutions made, feelings of failure for past resolutions not met. So how can we approach a new year w...

July 25, 2016

Island Birth Association's board and members believe that women and families should be able to make fully informed decisions about their care. 

Birth is not a one size fits all event. Every woman, every pregnancy, and every birth can be very different. And every woman a...

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