Resources

Using a Rebozo to Turn a Posterior Baby

The ideal position for a baby to be born is with his/her head down and his/her back towards the mother’s front (anterior baby). The most common position that needs correcting is when the baby’s back is towards the mother’s back which is called a “posterior baby.” We can sometimes use a Rebozo to turn the baby around. This is a very safe procedure and the mother often says it feels good, too.  

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GBS Information for ALL Clients

This page is also available in PDF – GBS Information Sheet from the Corpus Christi Birth Center If you wish to read more detailed information about Group B Strep (GBS), we recommend you start with this link:  http://evidencebasedbirth.com/groupbstrep/ This information is provided as a quick reference that includes the Corpus Christi Birth Center’s recommendations and protocols. How likely are you to become colonized with GBS? “Group B strep lives in the intestines and migrates down to the rectum, vagina, and urinary…

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To Whom it May Concern:

An Open Letter to Those Concerned about a Loved One Choosing a Home Birth Larry G. Overton, with Beth Overton, LM, CPM, Copyright © January 24, 2006 Congratulations! Someone you love has just chosen to employ the services of a midwife and have her baby at home. It’s an exciting, wonderful time, and your loved one and her baby are going to get the best of professional and personalized care. With a midwife attending her at home, she has the…

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Complications of Pregnancy

The following PDF documents are a collection of handouts on various topics. To view a document, click on the name. Preventing Urinary Tract Infections Alternative Treatments for Bladder and Urinary Tract Infections Natural Treatments for Colds Flu and Infections What is Echogenic Bowel?  Possible Natural Treatments for Herpes Natural Ways to Turn a Breech Baby Information about Uterine Fibroids Natural Ways to Treat or Prevent Varicosities and Hemorrhoids Treating Yeast

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Publications Required by Texas Depatment of State Health Services

You have been asked by your midwife to review the links on this page because Texas Law requires us to document that all pregnant women under our care receive these (or similar) publications.  Please visit each of these links and read the information.     In compliance with Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 81, Section 81.090,”Serological Testing During Pregnancy,” effective January 1, 2010, please read the following from the DSHS website: *  If You Are Pregnant or Think You…

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