Mamaology® is an outreach organization that provides education, resources, and support throughout pregnancy, birth, and parenting.
Utilizing local workshops, play groups, and social networking, you’ll find a loving group of experienced and friendly families dedicated to promoting the best informed decisions for the future of our children and encouraging individual choices for each unique situation.
MAMAOLOGY® consists of individuals upholding the core values and offering support and education to the birth and parenting community. Our local members benefit from workshops and social connection.
Join us Saturday, Feb. 25th at The Betsey Mills Club from 12pm – 6pm for the Mamaology Semi-Annual Kids Clothing Swap! It is FREE to participate in the swap, and this time we are partnering with The Betsey Mills Club and Silver Linings! Join and share the Facebook event by clicking here! HOW IT WORKSRead More
Esali Birth, a provider of Perinatal Education & Support, provides community outreach services that includes a FREE monthly Breastfeeding Café. This monthly event is held on the 4th Saturday of each month (except December), with an educational focus to ensure that families have the information they need to begin breastfeeding and support all stages ofRead More
Grayson’s Birth Story By: Ashley R. Isn’t it funny how the beginning weeks of pregnancy seem to drag on? The full days of morning sickness and exhaustion. Although those first weeks slowly creep by, soon the queasiness is gone and your energy returns. You start to see your body changing as your tiny baby grows.Read More
Interested in taking an independent childbirth education class? The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth is beginning soon! Classes begin Monday evening, January 2nd, from 6:30 to 8:30pm at Christ United Methodist Church. Cost of the 10 week series is $150 which includes the Bradley workbook. This series runs from January 2nd to March 6th YouRead More
Are you a member of our Mamaology® Facebook group? One of the benefits of being a Mamaologist is having the opportunity to join online discussions with other caring and supportive parents from the MOV and elsewhere. Our reach extends beyond Marietta and Parkersburg, so even if you or someone you know is unable to connectRead More
Mamaology® supports healthy pregnancy and birth choices through education. We are pleased to tell you about independent childbirth classes currently being offered in the Mid-Ohio Valley. You will find general information about course offerings, below. Please contact the individual instructors to find out more specific information, such as the dates and times of their classes.Read More
“If a mother falls in love with her child before he is born, if she loves him and makes good choices for him during her pregnancy, if she chooses a gentle, safe birth for him, and is allowed to bond with the tiny creation she’s spent months nurturing, this is the beginning of change…changing theRead More
Valentina’s Home Birth Story By: Christine M. Disclaimer: This is the story of my daughter’s home birth. Currently only 1% of US babies are born at home, but there is a notable upswing in this direction. This is as back-to-basics as it gets, my friends. We have gained such a respectable understanding for the birthRead More
My Wife: The Birth Warrior By: Nathaniel M. My Wife: The Birth Warrior By: Nathaniel M. As I sit here writing this my youngest son lays swaddled tightly next to me in the office chair and my other gorgeous boy is snoozing in his bed. It seems just yesterday we were bringing our oldestRead More
By Laura Lund, HCHI Most Americans think giving birth without medication is crazy and perhaps even a little barbaric. At the very least, most would probably say childbirth without painkillers ranks right up there with torture. I used to believe that, too. My first baby’s birth was certainly very painful, and I requested an epiduralRead More
It’s 5:30 am and Chad just turned on the water to get ready for work. I am lying in bed with a case of mild cramps. My due date is a week away and immediately my mind goes to “I’m in labor!” Hunter’s labor began four days early so why couldn’t Kynnlei decide to comeRead More