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How a mother chooses to birth is very personal. While I was pregnant, I kept my birth choices private. I am a prenatal yoga teacher, labor support doula and Lamaze...

Originally posted on teach.yoga When I was pregnant, I was delusional about how my yoga practice would continue once I became a parent. I carefully planned out my work and childcare...

While I was pregnant, I kept my birth choices private. I am a prenatal yoga teacher, labor support doula and Lamaze teacher; I didn’t want my students to feel I...

Much of the literature and information pertaining to the unfolding of birth is geared towards demystifying and preparing the mother.  However, there tends to be less focus on how to...

BY G.H. Using Motherly Intuition & Snippets of Parenting Books I Say I'll start Reading Tomorrow for Toddlerhood My husband and I started potty training our 2.5 year old  Elle on Friday,...

Ask someone to explain their vision of a laboring woman and you are likely to hear the hysterical, over dramatized movie portrayal of birth. For many women, labor is nothing...

  My birthing story begins with my husband… I mean where else can it really begin? When I became pregnant, I was super excited, but feeling a little alone in the...

Watch most movies or TV shows that show a hospital setting where a woman is giving birth and comments like "how dilated is she?" or "Oh, you are 10 cm,...

A few nights ago, I was quietly lying in bed reading when I stumbled upon the article, "More Doulas Can Help Lower the Cost of Childbirth.  There's Just One Problem,"...

Since my decision to start a podcast, I have been devouring as many different podcasts I can find to learn about the different styles, themes and content.  Interestingly enough, it...

Have you ever stopped to think about the power and ripple effect the words you say to yourself have? Recently I lead a class focused on asanas that were purposely uncomfortable. ...

In conjunction with a exercise, healthy diet and good prenatal care during pregnancy, body work can really add to a woman’s positive pregnancy and birth experience.  Body work can not...

[embed]https://youtu.be/E9F6pNkD90w[/embed] It's time for a book club! We're revisiting a post from 2010, but this time I want to delve back into these books with the PYC community. We'll be reading...

In the past few years I have come to appreciate all the uses and benefits of magnesium sulfate, aka Epsom salt. First off, I must stress, Epsom salts are sometimes...

Guest Blogger: Ali Epstein Delaying motherhood is a common topic for discussion among women and their partners, especially in cosmopolitan areas like New York City, where ambition and high achievement are...