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Fun Things to do in Lakeland During Your Final Weeks of Pregnancy

If you’re in the final weeks of pregnancy, you’re likely getting anxious. Your feet are swollen, your back is sore, and you’re getting tired of the nonstop tour of public restrooms throughout Polk County. While it’s tempting to hop on the yoga ball and reach for the...

Prenatal Care at a Birth Center vs Prenatal Care at an OB Office

For low-risk patients, the traditional OB visit can be frustrating! It sometimes feels like an all-day affair to get to the office and sit in a cramped waiting room only to spend a total of five minutes with your doctor. Many women feel unheard in this whole process,...

The Benefits of Having a Birth Doula

When preparing for your delivery, it is important to know who will be on your birth team, working to give you the best birth experience possible. For women with low-risk pregnancies, midwives and doulas are invaluable resources, but they each serve in different...

What is Labor and Birth Like at a Birth Center?

While hospitals are imperative for high-risk births, for some expectant mothers they can be overwhelming. Many women are starting to see the advantages of delivering at a birth center instead. Birth centers are typically small buildings that are situated near...

What is a Licensed Midwife?

The use of midwives has seen a powerful comeback in recent decades and for good reason. In low-risk pregnancies, midwives have been linked to better birth outcomes due to fewer medical interventions, less bleeding and tearing, and a smaller chance of preterm birth....

Who is Eligible for Midwifery Care?

Midwives are becoming increasingly popular throughout America, and here at Celebrate Birth, we can’t help but get excited! The use of midwives has given women control over their deliveries, making it far more than just some passing trend. For eligible women, midwives...