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Childbirth Education Stafford VA

Local resource for childbirth education in Stafford. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to childbirth preparation, pain management techniques, advice on newborn care, Lamaze classes, the Bradley method, HypnoBirthing, as well as advice on postpartum health care.

Sue R. Ruck, LCCE
(540) 374-1140
5 Patrick Henry St
Fredericksburg, VA

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Cathy Bailey
(703) 878-4459
Dumfries, VA
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator, CD

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Mrs. Karen L. Moore, RN, BSN, LCCE
(703) 590-3083
6207 Portal Ct
Woodbridge, VA

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Rosemary Wlaschin, LCCE
(540) 349-2990
7742 Overbrook Dr
Catlett, VA

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Gayle S. Miller, RN, MEd, LCCE, FACCE
13004 Triple Crown Loop
Gainesville, VA

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Mrs. Kimberley W. Good, RN, BSN, LCCE, IBCLC
(540) 741-4486
2001 Sierra Dr
Fredericksburg, VA

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Mrs. Judith M. Hall, RNC, MSN, IBCLC, LCC
(540) 741-4465
1001 Sam Perry Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA

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Emma Keeton
(703) 580-1052
Woodbridge, VA
Certifications
ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

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Mrs. Sharon K McLaughlin, RN, BSN,IBCLC,LCCE
(703) 598-5213
8134 Viola St
Springfield, VA

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Full of Grace Birth Services, Bettie Sheets, Midwife
(804) 832-1439
6253 Buckley Hall Rd
Cobbs Creek, VA
Payment
Accepted Payment Methods: Self Payment, Private Health Insurance, Medicaid
Payment Assistance: Yes, Please Call, PayPal
Average Fee: 2500
Practice Groups
Full of Grace Birth Services
Certifications & Memberships
Certifications: CPM (Certified Professional Midwife), LM (Licensed Midwife), CLD (Certified Labor Doula), La Leche League, CCE (Certified Childbirth Educator), CPES (Certfied Placenta Encapsulation Specialist), Monitrice
Memberships: Cascade Christian Childbirth Association, Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA), Commonwealth Midwives Alliance (CMA), La Leche League International (LLLI), Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA), North American Registry of Midwives
Services Offered
Childbirth Classes, Christian Births, Home Birth, Lactation Consulting, Midwifery Services, Placenta Encapsulation, Postpartum Care, Prenatal Care, Water Birth, Well-Woman Care

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Pregnancy Tips, Dads Guide on Healthy Pregnancy of Spouse

Pregnancy Dos and Don'ts - The Don'ts

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When a woman is expecting a child, she will be surrounded by lots of pregnancy advice and be confused by which pregnancy advice she should follow. Help your spouse steer clear of these pregnancy no-nos to help keep her and the baby safe and healthy:

  • Avoid fish with lots of mercury in her diet. Get correct information from your dietician on what fish to eat and what fish to avoid when she is pregnant.
  • Don't disregard food borne illness. Eat, cook, handle and clean food safely! According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, food borne illness can cause serious health problems - or even death for both mother and baby.
  • Protect her from using chemicals. Products including herbicides, pesticides, paint, stains, and some cleaning solutions may be harmful to your baby. If she must use these things, make sure she wears gloves, a mask, and keeps the room well-ventilated.
  • Don't let her clean or change a cat's litter box. This could put her at risk for an infection called toxoplasmosis. Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite that cats can carry in their feces. Toxoplasmosis can harm a fetus.
  • Don't let her take very hot baths, hot tubs, or saunas. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, high temperatures can be harmful to the fetus, or causing the mother-to-be to faint.
  • Discourage her from using scented feminine hygiene products. Pregnant women should avoid scented sprays, sanitary napkins, and bubble bath. These products might irritate your spouse's vaginal area, and increase her risk of a urinary tract infection or yeast infection.
  • Don't let her douche. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, douching can irritate the vagina, force air into the birth canal and increase the increase the risk of infection
  • Avoid optional x-rays. X-rays are a form of radiation that is linked to a very small risk of cancer for an unborn baby. But x-rays are usually safe during pregnancy. So if your doctor says your spouse needs x-rays for a health problem you should follow her advice. But sometimes doctors can use other tests in place of x-rays. And other times, x-rays can wait until after the baby is born.
  • Don't let her smoke tobacco. Tell your doctor if yo...

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