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Annie Reeder, Author at Alpha ChildbirthAlpha Childbirth
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Alpha Loves Christmas Gift Guide: 2015

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Last year we wrote about some of our favorite things. This year, we return to this topic because it was so much fun last year. Gifts happen to be one of this mama’s love languages, much to the chagrin of my love ones. I love giving with intention, and receiving a thoughtful gift is such […]

Penny Simkin on Delayed Cord Clamping


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The Pregnant Midwinter

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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 […]

Alpha for Everybody! Everywhere!


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  Indeed, skeptical baby. In fact, the next Meet Alpha Monday will be March 9th at 10 CST. This is a casual open house online event. I’ll be here to answer the deep and shallow questions about myself and Alpha. Please join me by registering here:¬†    

2015 Goal Setting


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Gifts of the Journey and the Journey as Gift

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We’re 11 days into December, and if you’re like me, you’ve spent at least a few hours in preparation for Christmas day. Decorations are hung, music is played, gifts are sought and bought, for some, tiny doors on Advent calendars are opened… As we look at the before Christ and the after Christ in the […]

Alpha’s 2014 Gift Guide for the New Family

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In the last seven years I have given birth three times. The first time was just before the Christmas season, and in my head I had visions that once my baby was born we’d go out together and do our Christmas shopping. I would have a little buddy with me everywhere. Well, you know, everywhere […]

Alpha’s 2014 Gift Guide for the Pregnant Mom


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I knew few women who don’t appreciate a nice gift. Whether it be a small memento, or a gift you’ve been planning for some time, a gift tells an expecting mom that you were thinking of her, particularly at a vulnerable time in her life as a new life grows within her. Here are my […]

December Deal!

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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

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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?

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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

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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, […]


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