Author: Deb

A birth ball, that is! I often find myself teaching postnatal yoga while sitting on a birth ball, balancing two babies on my knees. I joke that the ball was the best piece of equipment I bought for the studio. Although I say this...

There was a flurry of e-mails in my inbox earlier this week as the teacher trainees were very excitedly passing on an article from the NY Times on home birth. The article, Baby, You're Home, discusses the upward trend of home births, the practicality...

Please enjoy this list of 10 healthful hints for pregnancy, labor and postpartum. Much of this information is gathered from friends, students, hands-on experience, mentors and teachers. I strongly believe in learning from others, so please feel free to pass this along to...

For years I have been asked to substantiate with a clinical study the idea that prenatal yoga helps pregnant women during labor. So you can imagine my excitement when I was reading from the Journal of Perinatal Education and found this article doing just that....

Last week I stumbled upon the article "A Top Obstetrician On Why Men Should NEVER Be At the Birth Of Their Child" by a very renowned obstetrician, Michel Odent, about the father's place in labor and birth. Odent is a father of three and...

I finally sat down to go through the many books that are stockpiled on my bookcase to give away to Housing Works. As I was tossing several of my chick lit books into a paper bag, I came across a book I forgot I...

As seen in Midwifery Today Issue 91, Autumn 2009 I am very excited that I can finally put my degree from the Boston Conservatory of Music to good use in my current career! Recently during class I have been focusing a lot on vocal toning and...