So You Want to be a Midwife? The Paths to a Career in Midwifery

So You Want to be a Midwife? The Paths to a Career in Midwifery

Have you ever wondered how your midwife learned her skill or what her credentials mean?  Or has your wonderful birth experience made you curious about becoming a midwife yourself?  If the answer to either of these questions is “yes” then this post is for you. Let’s...
The Art of Watchful Waiting

The Art of Watchful Waiting

“The best things in life are worth waiting for, fighting for, believing in, and never letting go of.” – Unknown Having a baby involves a lot of waiting. Waiting for those two little lines to appear on that pregnancy test. Waiting to hear the sound of the...
The Bump: Alternative Birth Methods Worth Considering

The Bump: Alternative Birth Methods Worth Considering

For expecting parents in 2018, the hospital isn’t your only delivery location option. For years women have been opting for less conventional birth methods and pain control techniques—and moving out of the hospital room. San Francisco Birth Center can provide a unique...

Birth Work is in My Blood (literally)

Deundra C. Hundon, Doula Deundra Hundon currently works as a doula and serves on the board of Friends of the San Francisco Birth Center. She hopes to inspire all women, with an extended heart for women of color, to learn about and embrace the power that they have when...
How to Prepare for Natural Childbirth

How to Prepare for Natural Childbirth

Photo credit Julia Lorraine Birth can be transformative. Research shows that for birthing people with the goal of natural childbirth, preparation and education greatly increases the likelihood of having a natural birth free of unnecessary intervention. While birth is...

Nitrous Oxide is now Available at San Francisco Birth Center

Guess what?! We have some BIG news to share. Everyone take a deep breath and count to three! 1…2…3… We are bringing nitrous to our birth center! And don’t worry, it’s not for us 😉 It is only for those in labor! We want to make sure you are educated on all...