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When to go to the Hospital

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People need people – Find your laboring tribe

Originally posted on Julie Dubrouillet – childbirth educator, author and doula:
We all need a community; friends, family, the guy who makes our coffee. But when you are pregnant and preparing for the big life change that comes with labor…

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A VBAC Story

Originally posted on Julie Dubrouillet – childbirth educator, author and doula:
I recently had the experience of helping a wonderful couple achieve their goal of a VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Caesarean). When they hired me, they explained that for their…

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The Path

Originally posted on Julie Dubrouillet – childbirth educator, author and doula:
At a birth recently, the doctor asked if I’d had unmedicated births myself. I was surprised that I hesitated in answering “yes,” even though I did. Right after the…

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Praise for “Deliver!” from a Childbirth Educator

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Great Study from a few years back on the benefits of labor support, both by partners and doulas.

Continuous support for women during childbirth | Cochrane http://www.cochrane.org/CD003766/PREG_continuous-support-women-during-childbirth

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The Peanut Ball: A smart labor tool

I just supported a couple where the doctor was very doubtful that the mom would be able to deliver without a C-section. Based on my experience, I had to agree, but the mom really wanted to avoid surgery and so … Continue reading

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Short and Sweet – Another 5 Star Review

“Loved this book! Short and sweet (enough) to really cover all of the main points you need to know without getting bogged down with info. I may bring it with me to the hospital too! Highly recommend this one.” – … Continue reading

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A physician and his wife have the birth they want with the help of “Deliver!”

We have a great new review on our Amazon page: “I cannot recommend this book enough. It says on the cover: “if you only read one book about childbirth, this is it” and it’s true. I had a vaginal birth … Continue reading

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A Great GentleBirth Shout Out

We recently received an especially nice Facebook shout out from childbirth rock star and founder of the amazing GentleBirth program, Tracy Donegan. Said Tracy on her personal page: “Brilliant book by Julie Dubrouillet for birth partners!” GentleBirth is on the … Continue reading

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