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Free Birth Support Groups In Cleveland

By Alayna Spratley | October 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Free Birth Support Groups In Cleveland
Free Pregnancy and Birth Support Groups in Northeast Ohio The Nurturing Root

Pregnancy and birth is quite possibly the most transformative time in a family’s life. Finding and connecting to a supportive network during this joyous, but uncertain time is so important! The Nurturing Root believes that all families deserve access to education and valuable community resources during pregnancy and birth. It is an honor to help … Read more

Upcoming Childbirth Education Classes

By Alayna Spratley | October 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Upcoming Childbirth Education Classes
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Autumn is a time of fruitful abundance! The Nurturing Root is excited to host several childbirth education classes this October and November. Please join us! It is no secret that we LOVE to support and educate expectant and new Cleveland families! We offer an amazing array of Birth Boot Camp childbirth education classes, newborn care … Read more

Natural Pain Relief Options For Birth

By Alayna Spratley | October 3, 2017 | Comments Off on Natural Pain Relief Options For Birth
comfort measure techniques and natural pain relief for labor The Nurturing Root

Maybe you are looking to have a natural birth experience? Or perhaps, you plan on getting that epidural as soon as you get to the hospital! No matter what your ideal birth looks like, the majority of women will benefit from some great natural pain relief options and techniques to help them get through contractions! … Read more

Help Us Support Babies Need Boxes Ohio

By Alayna Spratley | September 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Help Us Support Babies Need Boxes Ohio
Babies Need Boxes Donation Drive The Nurturing Root Cleveland Doula Support

Please help us honor all mothers and babies in Cleveland, by supporting our Babies Need Boxes donation drive!  Babies Need Boxes Ohio is a non-profit organization that provides expectant and new families with a high-quality maternity package, based off the Finnish Baby Box tradition. Babies Need Boxes Ohio supplies expectant and new families with a … Read more

7 Tips To Prepare For A Natural Birth

By Alayna Spratley | September 14, 2017 | Comments Off on 7 Tips To Prepare For A Natural Birth
tips for and unmedicated natural birth the nurturing root ohio doula

Did you know that 85% of pregnant women are able to have a safe natural childbirth experience? But, only about 2% of American women give birth without any interventions. What is the disconnect? Certainly choice plays a role. Some women aren’t necessarily interested in unmedicated childbirth. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control … Read more

New Childbirth Education And Baby Care Classes From Birth Boot Camp

By Alayna Spratley | September 8, 2017 | Comments Off on New Childbirth Education And Baby Care Classes From Birth Boot Camp
Birth Boot Camp childbirth education and baby care classes Cleveland The Nurturing Root

It is no secret that we LOVE teaching Birth Boot Camp childbirth education and newborn care classes, to Cleveland families. Birth Boot Camp is the most comprehensive childbirth education curriculum. It presents modern, evidenced-based information from midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, chiropractors, nutritionists, physical therapists, and a community of perinatal experts. Birth Boot Camp courses are … Read more

What Is A Postpartum Doula?

By Alayna Spratley | September 7, 2017 | Comments Off on What Is A Postpartum Doula?
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Short answer; a postpartum doula is a cross between your mythical, awesomely helpful mother-in-law, and an expert baby whisperer! But seriously, a postpartum doula is a trained parenting, infant, and postnatal support professional. She provides education and assistance to families during the newborn period. This type of postpartum practitioner has a wealth of specialized experience … Read more

Maryland Court Delivers A Hostile Ruling To Breastfeeding Mother

By Alayna Spratley | September 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Maryland Court Delivers A Hostile Ruling To Breastfeeding Mother
The Nurturing Root Supports Breastfeeding Northeast Ohio

A breastfeeding mother in Maryland is fighting a magistrate’s order allowing the father of their infant, the right to feed the exclusively breastfed baby formula, during overnight visits. Amber Brown and Corey Lewis, residents of Charles County Maryland, welcomed a baby boy in February 2017, but separated shortly after their child’s birth. During a custody … Read more

A New Podcast Is Delivering Strength To The Cleveland Birth Community

By Alayna Spratley | August 29, 2017 | Comments Off on A New Podcast Is Delivering Strength To The Cleveland Birth Community
Delivering Strength a podcast about pregnancy and birth The Nurturing Root

Expectant and young families in Cleveland now have access to a fresh new resource for pregnancy and birth! Delivering Strength is a Cleveland-based podcast that addresses a variety of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum health topics. Delivering Strength is co-created by Dr. Candace Gesicki, a chiropractor practicing in Independence, Ohio, and Anna Marie Murphy, a marketing … Read more

How We Are Improving Birth For Cleveland Families

By Alayna Spratley | August 24, 2017 | Comments Off on How We Are Improving Birth For Cleveland Families
The Nurturing Root Rally to Support Improving Birth Chardon Ohio

Improving Birth is a non-profit coalition of organizations that advocates for evidence-based care, and the right for women to make informed decisions in childbirth! We are proud to share Improving Birth’s mission, which is to inform, support, engage, and empower families and community members, with strategic tools, to improve our cultural and institutional birth climate. … Read more