Grapevine Midwifery

The Beauty of Midwifery

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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,…
Contractions at Birthing Center

Are Your Contractions The Real Thing?

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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…
Birthing center in Dallas

Choosing your Birth Location – Know your options!

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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…
Water breaks during pregnancy

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…
Doula and midwife during home birth

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Doula

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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…
Birth Story at Grapevine Birthing Center

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…
Congester Baby

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…
Woman in labor during waterbirth

Top 5 Benefits of Water Birth & Laboring in Water

The benefits of water birth and laboring at a birth center like Grapevine Birthing Center or at home are extensive. Read on to find out the many benefits birthing in water has for you and your baby. Benefits of Water Birth & Laboring…
Music in Labor