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Staying Comfortable in the Summer Heat

The heat of August is upon us! For pregnant women and new babies, the summer months can be daunting – sun, heat, and humidity all make mommies-to-be and babies tired, uncomfortable and hot! It’s important to stay hydrated – drink to thirst and keep water with you at all times! Dehydration can prompt premature labor, […]

Baby Steps Natural Childbirth Classes

New Teachers, New Locations, Se Habla Espanol!

We added a slew of new teachers recently, expanding our service areas to include Gainesville, GA, Conyers, GA, Columbus, GA, Fort Benning, GA, and Phenix City, AL. Also, we are beginning to offer Baby Steps classes in Spanish!  We are so excited.  Contact us today to find a class near you.

Baby Steps is looking for a few good teachers!

Baby Steps is expanding to the Greenville, SC and Jacksonvlle, FL areas!  We are holding a training in each location in the third quarter of 2015.  Please join us! For more details about the Greenville Childbirth Teacher Training, go here: More details about the Jacksonville childbirth teacher training, go here: We are looking forward to […]

Georgia Breastfeeding Law

There is some misinformation floating around about the Georgia laws on breastfeeding. Here is the law, current as of this writing. O.C.G.A. § 31-1-9 GEORGIA CODE Copyright 2014 by The State of Georgia All rights reserved. *** Current Through the 2014 Regular Session *** TITLE 31. HEALTH CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS; ACCESS TO EYE CARE […]

Atlanta Birth Doula

Baby Steps has partnered with Atlanta Birth Doula

  Baby Steps is proud to announce a partnership with Atlanta Birth Doula to provide our students with the most compassionate, well trained doulas available in the Atlanta Area. Clients will enjoy the benefits that our professional and supportive doulas bring to them in both labor and on the postpartum side. The doulas of Atlanta […]

Chiropractic Care for Pregnancy, Birth, and Beyond

Another way to promote comfort during pregnancy and beyond is through chiropractic care. During pregnancy, the body releases a hormone called relaxin. This helps the pelvis’s elasticity, allowing it to stretch and widen for the baby’s passage. Unfortunately, this hormone is not target-specific and affects the entire body, which can cause pain in the back, […]

I want a doula…now what?

Doula. It’s a word that is getting more and more exposure as of lately. However, it’s not a new fad or trend. It’s actually ancient Greek that loosely translates into “woman servant” or “woman who serves”.  Today’s definition, however, is a bit more defined. Doulas are trained women who offer emotional, physical, and informational support […]

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Guest post by Elizabeth Carrolton for What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a condition that stems from damage to the pelvic floor, a complex pelvic support structure that is constructed of muscles, connective tissues and nerves. In the majority of  cases, POP appears in women after the age of 50, but some […]