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November Volunteer of the Month: Pam Roe

By: Ashley   /   Nov 01, 2012   /   Atlanta Birth Center, Volunteer   /   No Comments

The building of Atlanta Birth Center is driven by the countless hours donated by our many community volunteers. We’d like to take some time each month to highlight a volunteer and share our gratitude for all their hard work. Our …

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My Birth Story: Amber’s Home Birth

Immediately after Fiz was born

My due date was April 29, 2011. It was a Friday. That night, my husband, Rusty, and I went to dinner with a bunch of friends at Scalini’s, home of the well-known labor-inducing eggplant parmigiana. We thought it would be …

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Doulas – The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How

By: Guest Blogger   /   Mar 22, 2012   /   Care Providers, Childbirth, Doulas   /   No Comments

Editor’s Note: In honor of World Doula Week, we are thrilled to bring you some thoughts from a longtime doula and Atlanta Birth Center supporter, Teresa Howard of Labor of Love Doula and Childbirth Services. Wikipedia says Doula comes from Ancient …

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Your Personal Yoda: What a Doula Can Do for You

Photo by Simple Pleasure Photography by Kim Holderfield.
By: Shoshanah   /   Oct 24, 2011   /   Childbirth, Doulas   /   3 Comments

I asked my husband what he would say to a soon-to-be dad, if a man came to him for advice. What did he think was something he learned from our first birth that he was glad we changed for our …

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