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Does Baby Steps push (homebirth, unassisted birth, not vaccinating…fill in the blank)

Anytime a company or person becomes semi-well known, there will be rumors about them.  It’s just the way of the world, and something we must all accept as an unpleasant side effect of being successful.  Mostly, when I hear things about Baby Steps, I hear that our classes are thorough, that we present information and […]

Being the birth partner – what do you need to know?

This is a great article with some rules for birth partners to follow.  Yes, daddies-to-be, that means you.  This is a great starting point for learning how to support your partner during her labor.  Another great source is The Birth Partner, Second Edition by Penny Simkin.  It’s very important that you understand the process of […]

Is an epidural right for your labor?

The majority of American women choose to have an epidural during labor and birth.  Like most interventions, an epidural can be an important tool when used judiciously.  Occasionally, it can help prevent other complications.  However, an epidural has its own risks, and women should be aware of these risks to themselves and their babies well […]