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Originally posted on Beyond Mom Beyond Mom Interviews Deb Flashenberg Founder of Prenatal Yoga Center SHARE: Deb Flashenberg is the founder and director of the Prenatal Yoga Center, the first yoga center in NYC to focus...

Prenatal Yoga - A Natural Path toward Working with a Midwife, by Risa Klein, CNM, M.S. Making a decision as to whom will take care of you and your gestating baby is...

Ask any pregnant or laboring woman if they appreciated getting routine vaginal exams to check progress. During pregnancy, unless the mother is experiencing preterm labor, checking dilation will not change...

By G.H. Before I even became pregnant with my daughter, I knew I wanted to hire a birth doula.  Having taken the Prenatal Yoga Center's teacher training, and then a doula...

A benchmark given in most childbirth education classes is that active labor starts once the mother has reached 4cm dilation.  To go along with that milestone, many care providers advocate...

“You birth between your ears, not your legs”, a statement made by internationally recognized expert on water birth and gentle birth, Barbara Harper, rang in my head long after our...