Author: Deb

22 Jun The Walking Epidural Versus The Standard Epidural

Recently I was teaching a prenatal yoga class, and as we were discussing concerns at the beginning of class, the topic of epidurals came up. One woman said that she had heard of the "walking epidural" and was quite excited about the idea of...

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07 Jun NYC and Its “Baby Friendly” Hospitals

In 1991, UNICEF and WHO (World Health Organization) launched the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) in hopes of encouraging and educating hospitals and staff to promote, protect and support breastfeeding. Studies have indicated exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of the baby's life...

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07 May Easing Back Into a Fitness Routine After Birth

As seen on the Lamaze Giving Birth With Confidence website I remember chatting with a friend about a month before I was due with my son about my post-baby gym routine. At that time, I was an avid morning gym goer-6:30 am spin classes- things...

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03 May Some Shots From My Scrapbook

For months I have been referring to my son in several of my blogs. So I thought it was time to share a few shots from my scrapbook. Thanks for viewing! [caption id="attachment_2654" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Swing time!"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2659" align="alignright" width="300" caption="My two boys!"][/caption]...

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26 Apr Be A Smart Consumer And Educate Yourself!

The other day while breezing through some blogs, I came across an entry on the Lamaze Science & Sensibility blog about Vitamin D. The article explained the average person, especially breastfed babies, need additional vitamin D supplements. This concerned me, since my 9...

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