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You can eat and drink during labor

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It is so important that you know you have a choice. During labor, women are very vulnerable and need the right support group to guide her and protect her. I like to compare labor and birth to sports. You train and eat correctly before the big event but you don’t stop eating on the big day. If you did you would be very exhausted and dehydrated and would not be at your peak performance. I have included a website with evidence-based references on the topic for those that are interested in learning more about eating and drinking during labor for low-risk women and high-risk women. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Reference: https://evidencebasedbirth.com/evidence-eating-drinking-la…/

Es tan importante que sepa que tiene una opción. Durante el parto, las mujeres son muy vulnerables y necesitan un grupo de apoyo adecuado para guiarla y protegerla. Me gusta comparar el parto y nacimiento con los deportes. Entrenas y comes correctamente antes del gran evento, pero no dejas de comer en el gran día. Si lo hiciera, estarías muy agotado y deshidratado y no estaría en su mejor desempeño. He incluido un sitio web con referencias basadas en la evidencia sobre el tema para aquellos que están interesados ​​en aprender más acerca de comer y beber durante el parto para mujeres de bajo riesgo y mujeres de alto riesgo. Por favor, no dude en ponerse en contacto conmigo si tiene alguna pregunta.

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Statistics on Miscarriage

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Despite the fact that is very common it is still a taboo. LET’S TALK ABOUT IT. Women do not speak out about miscarriages because of fear of judgment. In most cases of early pregnancy loss, there is no one to blame.
Did your body fail? No. Did you do something wrong? No. Why did you not take care of yourself? I did. Why didn’t your Doctor do something? They can’t.
Are examples of questions women may get from people that don’t understand this topic. The pregnancy started but never continued to develop the embryo because there were inconsistencies in the DNA make up. And just because there was no embryo it does not mean you should get over it quickly. Give yourself time to process and grieve. I want to point out that ACOG says 10% of KNOWN pregnancies end in miscarriage. They mention known because there are many cases where women did have a miscarriage but it ended around the time they would have gotten their period so it is confused with the menstrual cycle. So in reality, 15-20% of pregnancy loss occurs in early pregnancy. (ACOG)

References:
https://www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Early-Pregnancy-Loss…

Support Group: http://www.nationalshare.org
And if you just need someone to talk to please don’t hesitate to call me.

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Spanish:

A pesar de que es muy común, sigue siendo un tabú. HABLEMOS DE ESO. Las mujeres no hablan de la perdida temprana del embarazo por temor a ser juzgadas. En la mayoría de los casos de pérdida temprana del embarazo, no hay nadie a quien culpar.
¿Tu cuerpo falló? No. ¿Hiciste algo mal? No. ¿Por qué no te cuidas?Si cuide mi salud. ¿Por qué su doctor no hizo algo? Ellos no pueden.
Son ejemplos de preguntas que las mujeres pueden obtener de personas que no entienden este tema. El embarazo comenzó, pero nunca continuó desarrollando el embrión porque había inconsistencias en el ADN. Y el hecho de que no haya embrión no significa que deba superarlo rápidamente. Date tiempo para procesar y llorar. Quiero señalar que ACOG dice que el 10% de los embarazos CONOCIDOS terminan en un aborto espontáneo. Mencionan que se sabe porque hay muchos casos en que las mujeres tuvieron una perdida temprana, pero terminó alrededor del tiempo en que hubieran tenido su período, por lo que se confunde con el ciclo menstrual. Entonces, en realidad, el 15-20% de la pérdida del embarazo se produce en el embarazo temprano (ACOG)

Referencias:
https://www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Early-Pregnancy-Loss

Grupo de apoyo: http://www.nationalshare.org
Y si solo necesitas hablar con alguien, no dudes en llamarme.

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Is labor induction safe??

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I have included Cytotec (Misoprostol) Label straight from the FDA for reference. A controversial drug that is still used for off label purpose to induce labor. The more intervention there is the more risk there is and the cascade of intervention begins. Learn the risks with procedures, ask questions, and decide what is right for you and your baby once you have gathered all the information. 👇ENGLISH

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/…/lab…/2018/019268s051lbl.pdf

He incluido la etiqueta Cytotec (Misoprostol) directamente de la FDA como referencia. Un fármaco controvercial que todavía se usa con el propósito no indicado para inducir el parto. Cuanta más intervención haya, más riesgo habrá y comenzará la cascada de intervención. Conozca los riesgos con procedimientos, haga preguntas y decida qué es lo correcto para usted y su bebé una vez que haya recopilado toda la información. 👇ESPANOL

Did you know you could buy your own hosptial gown?

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Look stylish for your HOME BIRTH or HOSPITAL BIRTH! These hospital gowns and delivery/nursing robes have such cute prints on them. They are also very functional for the needs of the providers when clothing has to be removed quickly. Not to mention this gown will only be worn and washed by you.

ESPANOL:

¡Luce elegante para tu NACIMIENTO DE CASA o NACIMIENTO DE HOSPITAL! Estas batas de hospital y batas de parto / enfermería tienen estampados tan lindos. También son muy funcionales para las necesidades de los proveedores cuando hay que quitarse la ropa rápidamente. Sin mencionar que esta bata solo será usada y lavada por ti.

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Preventable Lifestyle/Diet Issues

Avoiding Unnecessary Intervention during Pregnancy

Evitar Intervenciones Innecesarias Durante el Embarazo

 

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Avoid unnecessary intervention by taking care of your body, mind, and spirit during pregnancy. Eat unprocessed whole foods and get up and move. And don’t forget to find ways to de-stress your body.
What do you do to stay healthy??

Evite la intervención innecesaria cuidando su cuerpo, mente y espíritu durante el embarazo. Coma alimentos enteros sin procesar y levántese y muévase. Y no se le olvide de encontrar formas de desestresar su cuerpo.
¿¿Qué hace para estar sano??

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Vaginal Deliver is Possible after a C-section (VBAC)

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

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Vaginal delivery is POSSIBLE after a C-section! You may have to travel or look outside of your area for help but it is possible. If you have to interview many providers that is okay. Look until you find the one that will support you in your decisions. Sometimes we forget that a provider is a hired consultant you don’t have to do everything they suggest. You make your own decisions based on their recommendations. And if something doesn’t seem right you have the option of getting second opinions. It is not mandatory to stay with the provider you started with. For the most part, birth is safe until we start intervening with the process. One intervention leads to another and another. Don’t look at clock look at the baby and mother. If mother and baby are doing good let the process be. NO NEED TO RUSH THEM!

¡El parto vaginal es POSIBLE después de una cesárea! Es posible que tenga que viajar o buscar ayuda fuera de su área, pero es posible. Si tiene que entrevistar a muchos proveedores eso está bien. Mire hasta que encuentre el que apoyará sus decisiones. A veces, olvidamos que un proveedor es un consultor contratado que no tiene que hacer todo lo que sugieren. Usted toma sus propias decisiones basadas en sus recomendaciones. Y si algo no parece correcto, tiene la opción de obtener segundas opiniones. No es obligatorio quedarse con el proveedor con el que comenzó. En su mayor parte, el parto es seguro hasta que comencemos a intervenir con el proceso. Una intervención lleva a otra y otra. No mire el reloj, mire al bebé y la mama. Si la madre y el bebé lo están bien, dejen que el proceso sea. NO HAY QUE APURARLOS!

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Local Meat Delivery in Kansas

 

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Are you looking for sources to buy local meat? A farm where you can meet the farmers and see where the animals are raised?  Well, look no further.  Did you know Dale Family Farms out of Protection, Kansas delivers all over the state of Kansas? They deliver every month here in Dodge City. They currently have a list of drop off locations and if you can’t find yours on their list you can give them a call and see if you can make that possible.  Check out the calendar for Dale Family Farms .

Not only will you be supporting a local business but you will be paying people who care about the animals they are raising. When you purchase whole food to create your own healthy dishes it is an investment.  If you eat well you will feel well. The less processed the food you are consuming the more you will be getting out of it.  Sure processed food is cheaper but you have to buy a lot more of it to feel satisfied. Don’t forget to calculate the health care cost of getting ill because your body is nutritionally running on empty. 

What is it that I like most about Dale Family Farms? Well, first of all, they come to you! You order online from the comfort of your own home and pick it up at the drop off location on the scheduled date.  Second is that they have grassed finished beef.  What is the difference between grass finished and grass fed? Well, if it is just grass-fed beef, that cow may have been pasture raised the first part of its’ life but finished off with grain.  A pasture fed cow is turned into a feedlot cow the final days of its’ life to fatten it up. Grass FINISHED beef was on pasture up until the day it was butchered.

If you would like more information please visit their website.  They have lots of great information on how they raise their animals. 

Keep it Simple, Keep it Whole, and Keep it Local!

ENJOY!