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This Mother’s Day, I’m Honoring Choices

        This Mother’s Day, I’m grateful to Choices in Childbirth, an organization that helped guide me to where I am today, and one that I know firsthand never stops fighting to improve birth outcomes and experiences for all moms. But let me […]

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CiC Conversation: Suzanne’s VBAC

In 2009, when I first became pregnant, I knew very little about pregnancy and childbirth. One thing I did know was that when you have a c-section you are (usually) awake for the surgery. Being a person who is pretty afraid of even small needles, […]

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Happy Healthy Child

  “I think a lot of young women today miss what a powerful thing birth is. It shapes you to your innermost core. However you go through birth, you are not the same as you were before. You are another self, so it’s really worth […]

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Taking BoBB:CE to NJ High School Students

Friday, March 14 As proud as we are of the reach that The Business of Being Born: Classroom Edition has accomplished in two years, we also recognize some resistance on the part of professors, and particularly high school teachers, to use the film. Maybe there’s […]

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The feminists are coming! The feminists are coming!

The feminists are coming! The feminists are coming!  This morning, Choices in Childbirth had the privilege of hosting three “campers” from Soap Box’s Feminist Boot Camp.  While the campers, all in their mid 20s, were clearly already feminists prior to participating in the boot camp, […]

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Choosing a Care Provider Education Class

Choices in Childbirth hosted our free monthly workshop this past Thursday (11/21/13) at the 14th Street Y; this month’s topic was Choosing a Care Provider.  As the CiC intern with no plan of baby in my near future, I have thought little of what my […]

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If Your Post-Baby Body Could Talk…By Valerie Lynn

I had the exciting experience of witnessing the New York City marathon first-hand this year as the route passed right in front of our building. I was amazed how the runners journeyed from all over the world -France, UK, Germany, Australia, Norway, Japan, China and […]

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