Yoga | Birth | Babies Tag

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...

Why are some labors long and others quick? One main factor can be the position of the baby at the onset of labor. The ideal position would be with the baby's back facing the mother's abdomen, occiput anterior (OA), with the chin tucked...

Last Monday night, I was on the panel to speak at an event following the screening of More Business Of Being Born. The event was organized by Urbanity Baby. What I appreciate most about this film is the honesty and bluntness about the...

I am thrilled to offer our PYC community a guest blog from Dr. Zoe Veritas, a well respected Manhattan dermatologist, about the many skin and hair issues that arise during and after pregnancy. Enjoy! I often tell my patients to expect to see many changes...

Last Friday's class was a bit challenging in juggling the myriad of issues present in class. Amongst the typical aches and pains, there were a few cases that needed a bit extra attention: two students were suffering with acid reflux, a hand full had...

I found that a great deal of attention and information was given to me while pregnant about receiving proper nutrition. However, upon entering the postpartum phase, all I heard was "make sure you get enough water to compensate for the fluids lost while breastfeeding."...