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The Pregnant Midwinter


Here, in the Southeast where Alpha HQ is, we saw our first big* winter storm in 4 years. “Big?” you ask? Like snow measured in feet and folks shoveling their way out of their homes big? No, not at all. We have witnessed ice, sleet, and snowfall today. Right now it’s white outside with icy […]

December Deal!

Joan of Arc Tee

There is much to celebrate and be thankful for in our neck of the woods: this is time of year we celebrate giving thanks, the birth of Jesus Christ, gather with family and friends and hold one another close. And this time of year we’re celebrating Alpha’s one year anniversary of fresh curriculum: snappy artwork […]

Surprised by Dads


I’ve been teaching for 4 1/2 years now, and somehow dads never fail to catch me off guard. As a birth junkie, I get so wrapped up in moms and babies and bellies, that the vision of a dad can become accessory in my mind, until accessory Ken speaks. Ken has this amazing question, formed from […]

Ready for your Alpha Adventure?


Have you been waiting for the right time to apply to become an Alpha instructor? Alpha’s November Instructor Special is here! Now thru November 30, apply to join Alpha as an instructor and we’ll waive your $35 application fee. Once the interview process is complete and Alpha is a good fit for you, your instructor […]

VBAC : In all the Unknowns

Sonnie Shay

This article was originally published by the Nashville Birth Network. Sonnie Shay, author, mom, and Christ follower, wrote this on behalf of Alpha to share with you. Birthing gives women an innate reason to be strong. I love this about birthing. I realize there are a good sized group of women who might be thinking, […]