Category Archive: Parenting

TOP 10 THINGS I WISHED I HAD REALLY KNOWN!

This blog post comes from Ilham Zoughi, Founder and CEO of Duette Foodshed, and mom of two little ones. She recently participated as a panelist for our February 11 All About Birth Workshop, “Prenatal Parenting: Practices for Better Bonding and a Healthy Pregnancy.” Her list of top […]

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Choices in Childbirth Workshop with Ancient Song Doulas

Choices in Childbirth ran its popular “How to Have a Great Hospital Birth” workshop at Ancient Song Doula Services in Brooklyn this week. Newly trained doulas were invited to listen to a panel of moms, midwives and doulas on how birth workers can support an […]

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Preparing for Birth: Childbirth Education in NYC

Thursday night CiC hosted its “Preparing for Birth: Childbirth Education in NYC” workshop for dozens of expecting parents. Facilitators Milon Nagi and Bonu deCaires did a bang up job of helping curate a panel of new moms and expert childbirth educators from different fields. We’re […]

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September All About Birth Workshops

September has been another busy workshop month. On the 10th, CiC led another version of “How to Have a Great Hospital Birth” at Wild Was Mama in Brooklyn. Chris McCloskey, CNM and Morgane Richardson, DONA both presented helpful information for new moms and partners to […]

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Disruptive Innovation in Childbirth Care

Reposted from the September 16, 2015 edition of Disruptive Women in Health Care In considering what to write for Disruptive Women in Health Care, I couldn’t stop thinking about the idea of disruption juxtaposed with the experience of birth and the US maternity care system. […]

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Mommybites Features Choices in Childbirth’s advocacy work

The following article by Choices in Childbirth was featured on Mommybites today.  Preventing First Caesareans: Guidelines You Can Discuss with Your Doctor or Midwife Many pregnant women are concerned about the high rate of cesareans, and with good reason. One in three women in the United […]

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A Packed Month of Workshops

Choices in Childbirth hosted two concurrent All About Birth workshops last Thursday night. At the 14th St. Y, a crowd of expecting moms and dads gathered for our once-a-year workshop, Men & Birth, facilitated by Mary Esther Malloy of Mindful Birth NY. And across town, […]

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CiC Interview with author Josh Levs on Fatherhood

Along with the rest of the country, CiC celebrates Father’s Day in June. This month we will host our annual Men & Birth, ushering in a wave of soon-to-be dads with inspiring stories and tips. We also celebrate the many acts of advocacy taking place to […]

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Breastfeeding & Beyond

Choices in Childbirth hosted “Breastfeeding & Beyond” last night, part of our regularly scheduled All About Birth: Workshops for Expecting Parents. Internationally board certified lactation consultants (IBCLCs) joined a panel of three new moms for their stories of adjustment, challenges, and bonding through breastfeeding that […]

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