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Doulas Guide

A Simple Guide to Doulas: Everything You Didn’t Know But Should

You’re moving to a foreign country. Maybe this move was planned, maybe it wasn’t. Thankfully, this new place has guides available to help expats transition to their new home. Your guide shows you all...

Expansion of Midwifery Program at Bon Secours St. Francis

Today, many women in the U.S. are choosing a midwife to attend the birth of their baby. To meet these increasing requests for midwifery care, The Woman’s Center at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical...

Bon Secours Now Offers Ambulatory Fetal Monitors for Low-Intervention Births

Until recently, pregnant women had to be unhooked from a fetal monitoring system if they wanted to move around, but that’s no longer the case. With with introduction of ambulatory fetal monitors, women can...

Nitrous Oxide Program Expansion

A few months ago we posted a Q&A with Dr. Alice Hirata about nitrous oxide as a form of pain management during labor. At the time, St. Mary's Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center were the...

VCU Hosts Richmond Premiere of The Mama Sherpas

It had been a while since I sat in a VCU lecture hall.  But on a Thursday night, I found myself sitting in a lecture space once again, this time with midwives, doctors and doulas,...

Nitrous Oxide During Labor: Richmond Top Doc Answers Our Questions

You might have heard a lot about the epidural as a form of pain relief... but you may not have heard as much about the return of a different kind of pain relief -nitrous...

A New Model for Birth Services, RVA Welcomes MyBirth

Richmond is one of the coolest cities to call home right now for all kinds of reasons, but especially for young and expectant families. From prenatal yoga, massage, and acupuncture, to birthing options from hospital to home,...

Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center Expands CenteringPregnancy®

Unique program gives women more control of their prenatal care through group support Women entering pregnancy can now benefit from an expanded, multifaceted group approach to prenatal care offered at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center.CenteringPregnancy®...

New Discoveries in Childbirth Experiences at VCU Medical Center

I was fortunate to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Labor & Delivery unit at VCU Medical Center last night.   Such an impressive new space to bring this already amazing team...

Open House at VCU Medical Center’s New Labor & Delivery Unit

The Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center will host two open houses to showcase its renovated Labor and Delivery Unit, which offers unique accommodations and childbirth options to expectant mothers.The open houses will be held...

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