BirthMatters

BirthMatters

Staff Spotlight: More about Amber

Staff Spotlight: More about Amber

Staff Spotlight: More about Mike

Staff Spotlight: More about Mike

Staff Spotlight: More about Molly

Staff Spotlight: More about Molly

Health Educator Needed

We are hiring. Please see attached job description. Basic Function: The health educator will provide health education to youth and parents living in Spartanburg. The health educator will promote healthy decisions regarding sexual health, improve communication...

We are Hiring….

BirthMatters is eager to announce a new position, Program Coordinator!  We are all excited about this new role for the organization. This is a big job and we know and believe the right candidate will be selected to guide and build on our quality team. Job...
Connecting my birth work and Brené Brown

Connecting my birth work and Brené Brown

One perceptive I have been interested in for reducing infant mortality is acknowledging and valuing human beings. I am fascinated with the video called “Unnatural Causes”. See link here. http://www.pbs.org/unnaturalcauses/hour_02.htm I have been doing...
Connection

Connection

  Last week I traveled to D.C. with our family. This summer one of my goals is to be more connected to my family. During the school year on most weeks, we do our best but the commitments to sports and extracurricular activities keep us from feeling...

39 Weeks the new full term….

Read great article about how families need to be aware that 39 weeks is considered full term. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/22/full-term-pregnancy-definition/3145107/ Great video from March of Dimes. Click below and enjoy the last...
Amber Pendergraph speaks honestly….

Amber Pendergraph speaks honestly….

Let’s talk about sex!!!! It seems to be a trending topic now a days. The discussions can get a little intense whether your talking to parent, friend or partner. There is an extreme amount of people that speak about the pros of sex but fall to short...

What do you think about the word “SPOIL”…regarding parenting not food!

Our culture is fascinated with creating independent children, at the risk of long term harmful effects on these children we so love dearly. We must be careful with this and reflect on how we were raised. Allow ourselves to feel vulnerable and admit it’s...