LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Best Ever Baby, the only non-governmental organization (NGO) that bridges the gap between conventional and alternative medical practices, announces that the American Pregnancy Association (APA) has recognized it as the go-to resource for evidence-based birth plan guidance.
As the largest nonprofit educational site for pregnant women in the world, the APA recognizes the importance of helping families through the challenges of creating a birth plan. To help, the APA is working with Best Ever Baby to deliver substantiated information to educate and empower women who seek to create one.
According to the APA, the evidence is clear - by planning, women learn more about their bodies and the choices they could face at any given time during childbirth. Best Ever Baby focuses exclusively on preparing women to answer tough questions they may face about their birth – such as pre-scheduling a Cesarean section to banking baby's cord blood. Both organizations now guide parents to download the free 2017 Best Ever Baby Birth Plan + Hospital Bag Checklist, written by Kim Walls, named one of the "9 Wonder Women of the Natural Industry" with input by 20 esteemed clinical and industry experts.
"A birth plan is a way of expressing preferences. But, you need to understand the basics and be armed with the facts, before you know what you want or don't want in childbirth," commented Walls. "We are thrilled that the APA is supporting Best Ever Baby to bring an unprecedented level of attention to these tremendous decisions to pregnant women everywhere."
First time moms typically have a steep learning curve about birthing and parenting. From questions like, "What is a mucus plug?" to "Does an episiotomy make sense?" women often find themselves on new turf. According to Best Ever Baby, women without a birth plan are less confident than those who create a strategy. Part of the process is recognizing that birth rarely goes as expected. A birth plan delivers empowerment and the ability to embrace the unknown and value the input of a carefully chosen birth care team.
Unlike information produced by corporations to drive product sales, Best Ever Baby is dedicated to supporting women through the transition of pregnancy to motherhood by providing reliable, credible and useful support. By providing education, women can feel confident about their newly pregnant bodies and empowered about their birth choices. With the added support of the APA, this message is now relayed to a wider audience.
About Best Ever Baby
Best Ever Baby is a collective of natural industry experts, advisors and brands that support the goal of raising healthy babies from day one. Our tools and resources support new parents as they navigate through pregnancy and the first year of a baby's life so that they can make wholesome choices for their family. For more information visit BestEverBaby.com or find us on Facebook at BestEverBaby or on Twitter @besteverbaby1.
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