Written by Lorena Seitz CNM and Amara Minnis with Amara Doula Services It is no secret that labor and delivery is one of the hardest things a birthing person will do. But the finer details of the … [Read more...] about Birthing in a Pandemic – Disturbing Trends
2020 Certificate of National Best Practice
“Triple Aim” Best Practice recognizes practices which meet the Institute for Healthcare Improvement of improving the patient experience, reducing cost of care, and improving the health of populations. … [Read more...] about 2020 Certificate of National Best Practice
Important update: As of March 1, 2020 we will be performing deliveries at Sentara Leigh Hospital.
To all of our WomanCare and Midwifery patients, We are so thankful to all of you for your loyalty and support through the years. We are truly grateful to have had the opportunity to deliver … [Read more...] about Important update: As of March 1, 2020 we will be performing deliveries at Sentara Leigh Hospital.
Excuse me – I’m not done with that!
The Amazing Placenta No, I’m not talking about prematurely removing your plate at a restaurant (get your hand off my truffle fries!). I’m talking about your placenta. During pregnancy, the … [Read more...] about Excuse me – I’m not done with that!
National Rainbow Week
As we approach the end of National Rainbow Week, we take the time to remember all the babies born before their time or born still. A rainbow baby is baby born after a miscarriage or loss. It is called … [Read more...] about National Rainbow Week
Why should you choose Centering Pregnancy?
Prenatal care that takes place in a group?! Why would anyone want to do that?! Let me tell you why you should take part in Centering! Centering Pregnancy is all of your prenatal visits from 12 … [Read more...] about Why should you choose Centering Pregnancy?