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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...

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...

Women are Embracing Homebirth with Licensed Midwives

Homebirth in America grew 41% between 2004 and 2009, and Richmond is no exception.  Virginia legalized licensed midwives (LMs) in 2005, and according...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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