Obstetrician Grand Rapids MI

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Jean Anne Craig
(616) 391-2160
330 Barclay Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Andola C Mathis, MD
21 Michigan North East South
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1999

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Thomas R Shaw
(616) 391-1714
100 Michigan St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Meridith Ann Hayes, MD
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 2002

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Craig M Kinney
(616) 643-9347
100 Michigan St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Kristin Oldenberg
(616) 913-8750
309 Jefferson Ave Se
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Stephen Francis Rechner, MD
(616) 774-7035
221 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Mi
Group Practice: West Michigan Obstetrics & Gynecology Pc

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Heidi Marie Grabemeyer
(616) 391-1929
330 Barclay Ave Ne Ste 102
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robert J Austin
(616) 391-3681
100 Michigan St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Stephen Andrew Hickner, MD
(616) 459-3323
300 Lafayette South East South
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1987

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Birthing: Back to Basics with Hypnobirthing

Written by Dr. Lisa Goodman, DC

Every day more women are taking control of their births. This goes beyond just having a skilled provider, a birth plan and a solid support system. If a woman plans on having a successful, enjoyable and natural birth, there is one other thing she must do: Train. The phrase “practice makes perfect” is true. Here is the idea, if you wake up tomorrow planning to run a marathon but have never trained for it; there is no amount of positive mindset that will ultimately propel you 26.2 miles. This is the same if you head into your labor thinking that you will ‘see how it goes’ or ‘try to go natural’. These are obviously great intentions, but the main thing missing in the preparation.

As a pregnant woman the most important things you can do to prepare for labor and delivery are

  • Get to know your body & understand how it works
  • Prepare your mind & soul for the journey
  • Find a way to connect your mind, body & soul

In my opinion the most complete birthing education to connect the mind, body & soul is Hypnobirthing.

After birthing two children naturally and un-medicated, I have become a huge proponent of Hypnobirthing. Hypnobirthing allows you to be in control of your birth by giving control away to your body and your baby. Most women are not truly hypnotized, but after many weeks practicing Hypnobirthing they become extremely in tune with their baby and their body. With this training, comes the confidence and assurance that your body is designed to give birth.

One of the most important components of Hypnobirthing and having a positive birth is to surround yourself with positive birth stories and supportive women. Unfortunately, many movies and TV shows enacting birth show it in an elaborate, alarming and fear-provoking way.

It is also unfortunate that many women believe that the birth process should be left in the hands of the doctor. While doctors and midwives are extremely important, they a...

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