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Evidence-Based Maternity Care: Pearls of Midwifery

pearls of midwiferyThursday, May 14th 7-9pm –         Kill Devil Hills Library meeting room

Certified Nurse-Midwife Lucille Lamberto will present the proven benefits of normal, physiologic labor and childbirth for mothers and their newborns. Lucille will share her passion for the science and art of the midwifery model of maternity care as well as present the benefits of evidence-based practices in any setting – home, birth center, or hospital. The Pearls of Midwifery represent fine examples of best childbearing care practices.

Partners, husbands, friends, family and babes in arms are always welcome.

RSVP: www.facebook.com/events/631033453707247/

Doors open at 6:45. Meeting starts promptly at 7pm. ***Please follow the sidewalk on the LEFT side of the building around to the ramp/rear door.***

For more info email outerbanksbirth@gmail.com or call 252-207-5601.

Please invite your friends. All events are FREE and open to the public.


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A Clear Connection for Your Pregnancy, Birth, Baby, and Beyond!

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Thursday, April 9th 7-9pm.

Thrive Chiropractic in Kitty Hawk. 3712 N. Croatan Hwy. Unit F Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

Join Brent Vuyovich, Doctor of Chiropractic, as we explore:

  • the Brain-Body connection and its role in pregnancy and birth,
  • the intimate tie between structure and function with a focus on how a balanced pelvis influences pregnancy and the birth process, and
  • one of the most overlooked aspects for optimal development of your newborn.

Come and learn how chiropractic care can ease your birth and benefit both you and your baby.

Partners, husbands, friends, family and babes in arms are always welcome.

NOTE: LOCATION CHANGE! 

RSVP on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/791678227594454/


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Nurses Talk Comfort Measures for Labor and Birth

Thursday, March 12, 2015 7-9pm.

Having your baby at The Outer Banks Hospital? This event will be a great opportunity to meet the staff. If not, join us anyway to add techniques to your labor tool bag.

shutterstock_98943413A team from Labor & Delivery will join us to discuss comfort measures during labor and birth. Whether you’re planning for a medication free birth or not, labor is an intense experience and practicing breathing techniques, relaxation, positioning, and massage can help reduce anxiety and stress in the delivery room. The team will share ways that hospital staff can assist you. They will also discuss techniques that laboring women and their birth partners can use to work together as a team to prepare for the birth journey. Bring your questions!

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Kill Devil Hills Library meeting room  400 Mustian Avenue, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, USA


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Benefits of Acupuncture for the “Growing Pains” of Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum

Pregnant woman in flowersThursday, September 11, 2014 7-9pm

Kill Devil Hills Library meeting room

With limited choices for managing common pregnancy and postpartum discomforts, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers gentle, safe, and effective therapies for supporting a healthier pregnancy and childbirth. Cheryl Blankenship, Licensed Acupuncturist with Island Acupuncture, will discuss using TCM and acupuncture to treat morning sickness, delayed labor, mastitis while breastfeeding, and various painful conditions that arise in pregnancy and postpartum as well as moxibustion use in breech presentation. 

Husbands, partners, grandparents, friends, family and babes in arms are always welcome.

Bring a snack to share if you are so inspired.

Doors open at 6:45. Meeting starts promptly at 7pm. ***Please follow the sidewalk on the LEFT side of the building around to the ramp/rear door.***

For more info email outerbanksbirth@gmail.com or call 252-207-5601.

Please invite your friends. All events are FREE and open to the public. RSVP on Facebook


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Birth Plan with a Doc

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Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 7pm

Pregnant? Got a plan? Having a low-intervention birth can benefit mother and baby, but it requires some planning! Dr.Dan Dwyer joins us to discuss how best to to communicate and formulate a plan together with your provider. Grab a friend and bring your questions.

All events are FREE and open to the public. Partners, family, friends, and babes in arms are welcome.  Unless otherwise indicated our regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month in the Kill Devil Hills Library meeting room.  Note: Doors open at 6:45. Meeting starts promptly at 7pm. ***Please follow the sidewalk on the LEFT side of the building around to the ramp/rear door.***


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Benefits of Acupuncture for the “Growing Pains” of Pregnancy and Childbirth

Thursday, November 8th 7-9pm Kill Devil Hills Library

With limited choices for managing common pregnancy discomforts, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers gentle, safe, and effective therapies for supporting a healthier pregnancy and childbirth. Heather Geoghegan, Licensed Acupuncturist, will discuss using TCM and acupuncture to treat morning sickness, delayed labor, and various painful conditions that arise in pregnancy as well as moxibustion use in breech presentation. Live demonstration and Q&A. 

If you are a new parent, pregnant, thinking about becoming pregnant, or are passionate about birth and babies, this FREE educational event is for you! Partners, family, friends, and babes in arms are welcome.

Please invite your friends. All events are FREE and open to the public.

Note: Doors open at 6:45. Meeting starts promptly at 7pm. ***Please follow the sidewalk on the LEFT side of the building around to the ramp/rear door.***

For more info email outerbanksbirth@gmail.com or call 252-207-5601.