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Bringing Baby Home

Pregnancy Guide: Bringing Baby Home Sweet Home This Pregnancy Guide gives suggestions for ways to make your arrival and first month at home with new baby extra sweet.  You don’t need to do any of

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Tips for Labor

Pregnancy Guide: Tips for Labor and Delivery The tips for labor and delivery offered in this Pregnancy Guide by no means substitute for a Birthing Class.  This is by no means a comprehensive list, but

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midwife

Midwives

Pregnancy Guide: Los Angeles Midwives In this Pregnancy Guide, members of the Ma Yoga community share midwives they’ve worked with and loved. Curious about what giving birth at home would be like?  You don’t have

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Ma Yoga Doula

Los Angeles Doulas

Los Angeles Doulas You don’t need a doula.  If you have someone (your partner, your mother, a home-birth midwife) around whom you feel supported, loved, cared for, and you feel empowered to be your absolutely

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Ma Yoga

Birth Plan and Intention

Create Your Birth Plan and Set Your Birth Intention Below is a sample Birth Plan. It’s useful when we want to be clear about our preferences. Once you’re in labor, conversations are a bit… well,

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Pregnancy Nausea

Tips for Pregnancy Nausea

Pregnancy Guide: How to Deal with Pregnancy Nausea Pregnancy Nausea is funny.  Sort of.  OK not really. But it makes us want to eat – even though over-eating (or eating heavy, processed foods, esp. when

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pregnancy tea

Pregnancy Tea Recipes

Pregnancy Guide: Tea for Pregnancy This Pregnancy Guide is about tea. I like to keep tea simple. We don’t have to get all British about it (no disrespect meant – I do love an occasional

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birth story

Joann’s Birth Story

I’m not one for giving advice, but if you’re pregnant and reading this, here’s something I hope will be useful; make plans, but don’t make plans. I know, that sounds ridiculous, but babies will do

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birth story

Rachel’s Birth Story

Mine was scheduled due to my darling daughter being ‘complete breech’ since 28 weeks. Did EVERYTHING to turn her and even found a doctor/midwife team in North County San Diego who would deliver vaginally at the last minute….

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Prenatal and Postpartum Therapists

I see and recommend a maternal/reproductive psychiatrist, Dr. Emily Dossett. She focuses on women’s health and is very up on the latest research regarding all things psychiatric as it pertains to pregnancy/post-partum, etc. She doesn’t

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birth story

Becca and Zoe’s Birth Story

We wanted to share the exciting news that our baby girl, Zoe Patricia Wagner, arrived safely last Thursday 08/09!! What a life altering and affirming experience. My husband, Chris, and I are in heaven –

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Kelley Last’s Birth Story

It’s hard to believe that Adele is already four days old. I can’t figure out if time has gone by really fast, or really slow. She is absolutely the most beautiful baby girl I’ve ever

Read More »

Bringing Baby Home

Pregnancy Guide: Bringing Baby Home Sweet Home This Pregnancy Guide gives suggestions for ways to make your arrival and first month at home with new baby extra sweet.  You don’t need to do any of

Read More »

Tips for Labor

Pregnancy Guide: Tips for Labor and Delivery The tips for labor and delivery offered in this Pregnancy Guide by no means substitute for a Birthing Class.  This is by no means a comprehensive list, but

Read More »
midwife

Midwives

Pregnancy Guide: Los Angeles Midwives In this Pregnancy Guide, members of the Ma Yoga community share midwives they’ve worked with and loved. Curious about what giving birth at home would be like?  You don’t have

Read More »
Ma Yoga Doula

Los Angeles Doulas

Los Angeles Doulas You don’t need a doula.  If you have someone (your partner, your mother, a home-birth midwife) around whom you feel supported, loved, cared for, and you feel empowered to be your absolutely

Read More »
Ma Yoga

Birth Plan and Intention

Create Your Birth Plan and Set Your Birth Intention Below is a sample Birth Plan. It’s useful when we want to be clear about our preferences. Once you’re in labor, conversations are a bit… well,

Read More »
Pregnancy Nausea

Tips for Pregnancy Nausea

Pregnancy Guide: How to Deal with Pregnancy Nausea Pregnancy Nausea is funny.  Sort of.  OK not really. But it makes us want to eat – even though over-eating (or eating heavy, processed foods, esp. when

Read More »
pregnancy tea

Pregnancy Tea Recipes

Pregnancy Guide: Tea for Pregnancy This Pregnancy Guide is about tea. I like to keep tea simple. We don’t have to get all British about it (no disrespect meant – I do love an occasional

Read More »
birth story

Joann’s Birth Story

I’m not one for giving advice, but if you’re pregnant and reading this, here’s something I hope will be useful; make plans, but don’t make plans. I know, that sounds ridiculous, but babies will do

Read More »
birth story

Rachel’s Birth Story

Mine was scheduled due to my darling daughter being ‘complete breech’ since 28 weeks. Did EVERYTHING to turn her and even found a doctor/midwife team in North County San Diego who would deliver vaginally at the last minute….

Read More »

Prenatal and Postpartum Therapists

I see and recommend a maternal/reproductive psychiatrist, Dr. Emily Dossett. She focuses on women’s health and is very up on the latest research regarding all things psychiatric as it pertains to pregnancy/post-partum, etc. She doesn’t

Read More »
birth story

Becca and Zoe’s Birth Story

We wanted to share the exciting news that our baby girl, Zoe Patricia Wagner, arrived safely last Thursday 08/09!! What a life altering and affirming experience. My husband, Chris, and I are in heaven –

Read More »

Kelley Last’s Birth Story

It’s hard to believe that Adele is already four days old. I can’t figure out if time has gone by really fast, or really slow. She is absolutely the most beautiful baby girl I’ve ever

Read More »

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