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WELCOME to Michigan’s premier doula training center and childbirth preparation and parenting community! Offering interactive childbirth classes at our cozy Ann Arbor center as well as Online Childbirth Classes (NEW!), hosted by Patty Brennan.
Acetaminophen, found in over-the-counter products such as Excedrin and Tylenol, provides many people with relief from headaches and sore muscles. When used appropriately, it is considered mostly harmless. Over recent decades, the drug, which has been marketed since the 1950s, has become the medication most commonly used by pregnant women for fevers and pain. Now, […]Read the full article »
Check out our March Birth & Parenting Newsletter. It focuses on new research establishing the safety of homebirth in the U.S., ACOG recognition for the fact that doulas reduce cesarean rates, and a Spring Conference at the Center! Our bi-weekly Birth & Parenting News Blog highlights the latest news items, research results, consumer alerts, and legislative action […]Read the full article »
Elective induction of labor has been linked to increased rates of prematurity and rising rates of cesarean birth. The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate current trends in induction of labor focusing on evidence-based factors that influence the practice of elective induction. Read more. Our bi-weekly Birth & Parenting News Blog highlights the latest […]Read the full article »
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Our Online Childbirth Preparation programs are unique, multi-media classes with a personal touch. You no longer have to live near Ann Arbor to benefit from our dynamic, award-winning programs. The creator, Patty Brennan, has distilled, into 16 separate online classes, her 30+ years’ expertise in creating consumer-oriented childbirth classes, training birth attendants, and encouraging parents to claim responsibility for their family’s health.