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Pregnancy Sonograms and Ultrasounds: Risks vs. Rewards

Pregnancy Sonograms and Ultrasounds: Risks vs. Rewards There is something so exciting about seeing your little jelly bean bouncing around on the ultrasound screen, but is it safe for mother and baby?  The truth is that scientists have uncovered evidence suggesting...

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Healthy Gut, not Leaky Gut in Pregnancy

The commonly accepted belief that the baby inside the uterus is sterile, while the membranes are still intact is being challenged recently.  Research shows that the gut bacteria from the mother may be able to reach the baby (Through the placenta). Why is this a...

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Mom’s Experience in the Second Trimester of Pregnancy

What Happens to Mom during the Second Trimester of Pregnancy? Seeing moms during this second trimester stage of pregnancy is so fun!  Most women are enjoying their pregnancies, with less complaints than the previous trimester.  We can hear the baby’s heartbeat easily,...

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Childbirth Education

Friday FAQ: Full Circle Support

"How can NOVA Natural Birth Center help me find a doula, childbirth education or placenta encapsulation? It is overwhelming!" This has been one of our clients' most frequently asked questions. We present you with our Full Circle Support Package. Full Circle Support...

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Childbirth Education & Connection 

What was your experience with pregnancy and childbirth education? How did you learn about it? From a book? A teacher explained it to you in junior high school? I bet you had to figure this out on your own! Other than the internet or library books, there are simply not...

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Childbirth Education & Connection 

What was your experience with pregnancy and childbirth education? How did you learn about it? From a book? A teacher explained it to you in junior high school? I bet you had to figure this out on your own! Other than the internet or library books, there are simply not...

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Diastasis Recti 101

Diastasis Recti 101 Have you heard of Diastasis Recti Separation? The "Mommy Pooch" or bulge most commonly seen after birth and well into the postpartum years? In fact, DR is also common in newborns, children and men. Most babies are naturally born with a slight...

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The Amazing Placenta: During Pregnancy

The placenta! Most people give little thought to it and few appreciate the marvelous complexity and profound importance of this organ. The most unstudied, unknown organ in existence, the placenta is a marvelous creation made within the woman’s body when pregnancy...

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Prenatal Exercise: Myths, Facts, and Benefits.

Our society tends to treat pregnancy as a medical illness, in which one must carefully walk on egg shells or be criticized by everyone.  The truth is that pregnancy is the most natural thing a woman’s body can take on.  Living a healthy lifestyle prior to conception...

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Our Service Area: NOVA Natural Birth Center midwives serve families throughout the entire Northern Virginia area and about 50 + miles surrounding our Chantilly location. We are near the Dulles International Airport and serve the following communities,  Aldie, South Riding, Centreville, Dulles, Fairfax, Falls Church, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Leesburg, Arlington,  Alexandria, Annandale, Burke, Springfield, Manassas,  Woodbridge, Gainesville, Haymarket, Bristow,  and beyond. We also attend home births in these areas. Some couples come to the birth center from Washington DC, Maryland and beyond. If you live near the border of our service area, we may, depending upon your exact location, still be able to help you or refer you to a midwife who lives closer to you.

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