Entries by Grapevine Birthing Center

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The Beauty of Midwifery

Grapevine Midwifery Guest Post by: Julia West, Childbirth Educator & GBC Mom of 4 If you were to read accounts of birth scenes from previous centuries or more primitive cultures, you would probably notice a common theme: older and younger, experienced women surrounding, supporting and serving the birthing woman through and after her labor. We […]

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Are Your Contractions The Real Thing?

No matter at which stage you are in your pregnancy you are probably thinking a lot about labor, delivery, and holding your sweet baby in your arms. Contractions can be the first indicator that your body is ready to go into labor, but not every contraction is actually the real thing. We have put together […]

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Choosing your Birth Location – Know your options!

Did you know that if you have a low-risk pregnancy (and the chances are that you do!) then you have the option of having an out-of-hospital birth at a freestanding birthing center in Dallas?   What is a free-standing birth center? A free-standing birth center such as Grapevine Birthing Center is a medical facility that […]


What to do when your water breaks during pregnancy

Your water breaking during pregnancy is not something to fear. In this blog post, we go over what you should do when your water breaks. First of all, if your water breaks, don’t panic! There are many things that can be done to ensure a healthy delivery of your baby and an uncomplicated labor experience […]


Our Top 5 Disposable Diaper Accessories

Diaper accessories are a great way to make your life easier. Whether you’re looking for something that will help you take care of your baby’s skin, or just need some extra storage space, we have put together the perfect products for you! You may not have given much thought to what type of diaper accessories […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Doula

1. Comfort Measures and Emotional Support  This is where the Doula magic is. A highly trained Doula brings knowledge, skills, support, and comfort for mothers and fathers. A Doula should have proficient skills and ample techniques to aid the laboring mother in feeling more confident during pregnancy, the birthing process, and the postpartum phase. These […]

Common Pregnancy Discomforts and Their Remedies

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing, full of many joys. But it can also come with some not-so-pleasant side effects. Our Pregnancy Discomforts and Remedies blog post will give you the lowdown on the most common pregnancy complaints as well as their potential remedies. In general good nutrition, a healthy balanced diet, and adequate hydration are […]


Incredible Birth Story & Birth Experience

An incredible birth story and labor experience at Grapevine Birthing Center told by the beautiful mama herself. Get a realistic insight into what it’s like to be in labor, preparing for a natural birth, and giving birth at our amazing birth center. The Birth Story of Logan Jason Spitz – by Kirsten S. My recollection […]


5 Tips for Soothing a Congested Baby

You’ve made it through your first couple of months of sleep-deprived nights with your new little one and you are beginning to come out of the newborn fog. Your baby is starting to smile more and you are patting yourself on the back for making it this far! But wait… is that a sniffle or […]