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Folate or Folic Acid in Pregnancy?

Folate or Folic Acid in Pregnancy?

All nutrients in prenatal vitamins are not equal. The best prenatal vitamins include natural source methylated B vitamins, including folate instead of folic acid. Without the natural source vitamins, our bodies can not metabolize and use them to repair our bodies’ DNA and stay healthy. Folate is important in the first 8 weeks of pregnancy to prevent spina bifida and other neural tube defects.

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The Importance of Vitamin D3 in Pregnancy

The Importance of Vitamin D3 in Pregnancy

Maternal vitamin D deficiency is associated (to varying degrees) with preeclampsia, low birth weight, preterm labor, infections during pregnancy, neonatal hypocalcemia, poor postnatal growth, bone fragility, and increased incidence of autoimmune diseases. In other words, maternal vitamin D status can influence maternal, fetal, and breast-fed infant health. Recommended dosage for Vitamin D is typically 4000 IU for pregnancy and 6000 IU for postpartum. At Sweet Child O’ Mine, we usually just recommend 5000 IU per day.

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Build A Strong Immune System

Build A Strong Immune System

Tending to your immune system is one foundational way you can support your body as it prepares for, grows, births, feeds, and nurtures your baby. During pregnancy, your immune system adapts so that it can protect both you and baby.

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Coronavirus & Pregnancy

Coronavirus & Pregnancy

NEW POLICIES: Very Important. Please Read. What we know about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to protect yourself, your family and baby during pregnancy and breastfeeding

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Birth Center Options Covered By Most Insurance & Medicaid

Birth Center Options Covered By Most Insurance & Medicaid

Did you know that Sweet Child O’ Mine Birth Center accepts most commercial insurances and Medicaid? If you are interested in water birth, alternative birthing options, and what a Birth Center is all about, our Open House is the perfect opportunity for you to come see us and learn more.

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New Water Birth Study Released

New Water Birth Study Released

A new water birth study has been published in the December 12, 2019 issue of The Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing. The study was conducted by the American Association of Birth Centers utilizing data from the organization’s members. The water birth study included 26,684 births between the years of 2012 and 2017 in both home and birth center settings. Those giving birth in water had more favorable outcomes.

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Special Presentation – Postpartum Support for Mom & Baby

Special Presentation – Postpartum Support for Mom & Baby

Postpartum support for mom and baby presentation– Learn very helpful tips on how to prepare for your postpartum period. With the focus often being on birth preparation, postpartum and breastfeeding preparation is often overlooked, but it is so important. We’ll help you make a plan for your postpartum care. 

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Pregnancy and Infant Loss

October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month. Losing a baby or child at any age or stage is not easy and it can be one of the hardest things in life to face. It's comforting to know that when walking through loss and grief, there are people around us who...

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Special Birth Preparation Classes

Special Birth Preparation Classes

Our Doula Team hosts a “Birth Preparation” meeting monthly at Sweet Child O’ Mine. These meetings are open to anyone and we invite you to join us. This is an opportunity for you and your family to meet the Doulas, ask your questions and better prepare yourself for...

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