SF Birth Center Blog
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Birth will break you wide open. And it takes a while to put yourself back together again. Birthing and parenting can be miraculous and beautiful, but these experiences also bring challenges, confusion, frustration, and sometimes tears. At San Francisco Birth Center,...
What do you need to bring to San Francisco Birth Center when it’s time to meet your baby? Check out our list for packing the perfect SFBC bag!
By Aqueila M. Lewis-Ross Last month in honor of National Black Breastfeeding Week (August 25th-31st) I started writing about the highs and lows of my breastfeeding journey. At almost 2 (DOB: September 13, 2017), my daughter whom I affectionately call “Babyluv” still...
If you want an unmedicated birth, one of the best ways to reach that goal is hydrotherapy. At SF Birth Center, we welcome folks to labor and birth in the water.
23 months ago, I did what millions of women have done since Eve. I had a baby. After 5 days of indescribable pain, no sleep and weight gain that seemed to transfer to my feet, I could no longer endure anymore. They touched and prodded my stretched and swollen pussy...
A Tribute to Juana Briones: Part 2 of How San Francisco Birth Center’s birthing suites got their names
Paying tribute to a healer and a midwife, the Juana Briones Birthing Suite at San Francisco Birth Center is a cozy space perfect for giving birth.
Grandparents are often eager to help during and after the birth of a grandchild, but it’s important they know how they can be most helpful.
While there are risks for pregnant women in their late 30s or 40s, most women of advanced maternal age can have a safe and healthy birth at San Francisco Birth Center.
Honoring the “Mother of Civil Rights in California,” the Mary Ellen Pleasant Birthing Suite at San Francisco Birth Center is a spacious room for birth.
Building a space that is supportive of birth choices and encourages community is something a younger me dreamed of, and the current me is still in disbelief that it’s become a reality. Helping to create San Francisco Birth Center has been an amazing adventure. I am...
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