VBAC to the Future

VBAC to the Future

Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) was once the norm in all hospitals, but times have changed.  Join Jessica Brumley, Certified Nurse Midwife and Director of the University of South Florida Division of Midwifery, at the March 18, 2017 Tampa Birth and Baby Expo to learn how to work with your midwife or physician to optimize your chance of success.

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Zika in Pregnancy – What You Should Know if You Are Pregnant or Trying to Conceive

Zika in Pregnancy – What You Should Know if You Are Pregnant or Trying to Conceive

Zika virus is a Flavivirus, which is the same class of virus as yellow fever, dengue and West Nile virus.  Zika is transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito.  The most common mosquito that is transmitting this virus is the Aedes aegypti, however the Aedes albopictus has also been found to transmit the Zika virus.  These mosquitoes bite predominantly during the day, but also bite at dawn and dusk.  These mosquitos live around households and lay their eggs in domestic water-holding containers.

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World Doula Week 2016 - "I love being a Doula."

World Doula Week 2016 - "I love being a Doula."

Each year, Tampa Bay Birth Network recognizes our local doulas as part of World Doula Week. Previously, we honored outstanding doulas as nominated by their clients. This year, we’re pleased to announce a new recognition program in the spirit of the theme of the 2016 World Doula Week: “I love being a doula.”

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