10 Must-Haves for Your Birth Center Bag

April 6th, 2016 by
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At about 36 weeks pregnant, you should put together a birth center bag to take with you when you go into labor. While you’ll find plenty of articles about what you need for your hospital bag when you’re having a baby, we do things a bit differently here at the Birth Center of Northwest Arkansas. (more…)

Photographing Babies: Rogers Photographers Share Their Tips

March 31st, 2016 by
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Your little one may seem tiny now, but he or she is going to grow at an incredible rate. Most babies triple their birth weight and grow five to eight inches taller by their first birthdays. You’re going to want to remember these moments as they fly by, and the best way to do that is through photography! (more…)

Made in Arkansas: Shower New Moms with These Local Gifts

March 10th, 2016 by
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One of the best things you can do for Northwest Arkansas is to spend your money at a local business rather than a chain store. Money spent at a local business generates 3.5 times more wealth for the economy of NWA than money you spend at a chain-owned business. Buying local isn’t just for food. When you shop at a local store or buy products made in Arkansas, you’re putting money back into your community. So when you’re looking for the best gifts for a baby shower in Northwest Arkansas, check out these locally-made creations:

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Best Baby Shower Venues in Northwest Arkansas

February 25th, 2016 by
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Your little one is on his or her way, and it’s time to celebrate! Most baby websites will tell you that throwing your own shower is a big no-no, but at the Birth Center of Northwest Arkansas we believe there’s no reason you can’t celebrate the impending birth of your baby! (Just don’t ask for gifts – you don’t want it to look like a money/toy grab.)

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Mommy and Me Classes in Northwest Arkansas

February 11th, 2016 by
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Okay, so we know that ‘Mommy and Me’ is not exactly the politically correct term for it, but we take it to mean any class that involves babies or infants and their caregivers, whether that’s Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, a babysitter, or someone else entirely. Using that as our framework, the team at the Birth Center of Northwest Arkansas scoured the ‘net to find the best parent and child classes in NWA. Here are the ones we think you should check out: (more…)

Client Interview: Tara Graf

February 4th, 2016 by
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So what’s it like to actually give birth at the Birth Center of Northwest Arkansas? We talked to new mom, Tara Graf, about her experience at BCNWA, and checked in to see how she and baby Kingston are doing.

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6 Things You Shouldn’t Give Up After You Have a Baby

January 27th, 2016 by
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Those first few months after bringing baby home are going to be tough. You may have let a few things slide during your third trimester, but now that the baby is here it’s time to get back on track! Here are six things you shouldn’t give up now that you’re a new mother:

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Winter Fitness in Northwest Arkansas

January 21st, 2016 by
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The weather outside may be frightful – the average high in Rogers in January is a mere 46°! – but a little physical activity will keep you warm. Exercise is essential to a healthy pregnancy, and unless your health care provider tells you otherwise, you can do just as much exercise now as you did before you were pregnant. Of course, it’s no time to start training for a half marathon and you may have to modify your routine to accommodate that burgeoning belly, but these winter fitness activities are perfect for future moms!

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