19 Jul So You Had a Baby, Now What? Using food as medicine post-partum to help with healing and milk production

By guest blogger Abbie Gellman, MS - nutritionist, yogi, chef, and mother Having a baby is simultaneously one of the most joyful and harrowing experiences a woman can go through. Our bodies grow, change, and nourish new life throughout pregnancy then feed and support the baby...

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16 Jul Using the Birth Ball In Labor

Among the many pain management tools one can use for labor, the birth ball is definitely a must have! The ball is extremely versatile, inexpensive and effective! Benefits of the Ball Most women instinctively start to sway or rock when seated or leaning against...

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13 Jun Not Sure About Your Doctor? What To Do!

Recently after one of my Prenatal classes, a discussion formed between two students and myself; one of the women was 14 weeks, the other 25 weeks along. The students were having second thoughts about the care providers they had chosen and were thinking, at this...

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04 Jun Stabilize the Sacrum

To help identify if you are having SI (sacroiliac) joint pain, you can palpate your lower back and identify the sacrum- the flat part of the lower back above your tailbone. To the left and right of the sacrum is a small dimple, this...

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21 May Eating During Labor Should Not Be Forbidden

In the movies and on TV, laboring women are often depicted as panting, sweaty and sucking on ice chips. Luckily, that image can finally change! After years of food and fluid intake being restricted for women in labor, there has been a closer scientific look...

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14 May Interesting Articles Worth Reading!

It seems there has been a small explosion of pregnancy, parenting and baby articles in the news recently. I wanted to connect our community with a few I think are worth your time. Happy reading! Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains The...

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