Pregnant women need to supplement Iodine in their pregnancies for the proper neurological development of their babies. The AAP recommends supplementing with 150mcg/day. This is usually in the mother’s prenatal vitamin. Otherwise, the Midwives of NJ recommend the woman use iodized salt and add dietary sources like some kelp granules in soup. No need to… [Read More…]
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The pros and cons of Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section (VBAC) are well-documented. Both sides have merit and so, as with most things, it becomes an individual decision whether to try labor again after having had a cesarean previously. Following are a few other factors to consider when deciding if VBAC is right for you…. [Read More…]
We had a huge Facebook response to a birth announcement recently. We posted that one of our clients had delivered her 10 ½ pound waterbaby without any difficulty. Many women commented on the fact that they too had given birth to their “big” babies without any problem at all. The Midwives of New Jersey want… [Read More…]
We love when our clients share their pictures and videos documenting the amazing time during pregnancy, labor and the births of their children. Please enjoy this beautiful video shared with permission from our client.