Educational Materials

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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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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Preparing for Childbirth

These are some materials we sometimes hand out in childbirth classes. Click on the link to view a PDF file. Using a Birth Ball in Labor – Various Positions Positions for Active Labor – OUT of Bed! Stages of Labor Diagram Chart True Labor vs Pre-Labor Labor Stimulating Ideas The Risks and Benefits of Hospital Procedures Questions to Ask When Faced with a Decision  

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Important Information for Your First Trimester

The following links are PDF documents that contain information we want you to have early in your pregnancy. These are for educational purposes. They are not forms and do not need your signature. The Pregnant Patient’s Bill of Rights HIV and STD Testing Scriptures Concerning Pregnancy and Childbirth Pregnancy Sickness (Morning Sickness) Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression Information and Resources Tests we do NOT do at CCBC What Midwives Want from Their Clients  The Lie of the Estimated Due Date GBS…

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