Category Archive: Postpartum Health

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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Birth centers can give women a new choice

Michele Giordano and Nan Strauss wrote an op-ed in today’s amNY about the push to increase the number of birth centers in the state of New York. “Birth centers have not been able to keep up with demand. Women in New York State are seeking alternatives […]

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Ask the Midwife: Can a midwife do my well-woman care?

“Can a midwife do my well-woman care after I give birth?” Yes! Midwives, who have been certified through the American Midwifery Certification Board and licensed by New York State, can provide well-woman care throughout the lifespan. A midwife is a good choice for both young […]

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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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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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Mother’s Day Feature: The 4th Trimester

This week is the last of our Mother’s Day Blog Series. Deb Flashenberg, owner of the Prenatal Yoga Center in Manhattan, and mother of two, shares some tips for helping new moms take care of themselves postnatally.  The 4th Trimester: Making the Choice for Self Care […]

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Mother’s Day Feature: An Interview with Nüroo Baby

This week, in honor of National Kangaroo Awareness Day May 15, we feature a Choices in Childbirth interview with Daniela Jensen, USIKC, co-founder of NüRoo Baby, a company that has created products to make recommended “skin-to-skin” time much easier. Pictured below are co-founder Hope (left) and Daniela (right) and […]

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Mother’s Day Feature: Babywearing Choices

In honor of Mother’s Day, Choices in Childbirth has partnered with four mom-owned businesses devoted to serving families. Throughout the month of May, we will feature a new mom-owned business.  Enjoy! This week, Adriane Stare, proud mama of two, and owner of Wild Was Mama (formerly, […]

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What to Know About VBAC & Cesarean Birth

Thursday night’s All About Birth workshop brought together some of New York’s most respected and experienced providers of VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) and family-centered cesarean birth. The night also featured three inspiring stories of birth by moms and their partners. Representatives of ICAN of […]

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