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August 24, 2016

Now that school is back in session and sports are in full swing, it is hard to keep nutritious meals on the table. Let's face it, when you don't get home from car pool until after seven, it is hard to get dinner on the table quick enough to soothe those rumbling tummie...

August 14, 2016

Properly latching baby to the breast is so important, not only to spare your nipples, but establish a good supply and allow baby to get full. Here are five steps we teach our clients on a proper latch.

Step one is to make sure you are comfortable. Sitting or laying in a...

August 10, 2016

On the Huffington Post Parent blog today I read a piece written by Heng Ou, the author of The First 40 days: The Essential Art of Nourishing The New Mother, the blog post was also on the idea of mothering the mother. I have thought a lot about this topic lately. One of...

March 3, 2016

Tonight I read a blog with the title "A letter to my Athlete" and it really stuck with me (I am trying to find the blog again to link back to it!).  My older children are both year round in a particular sport.  Mack plays soccer and Madeline swims. They are both very c...

March 1, 2016

 

My older children are both avid readers. I firmly believe they love to read because we started reading to them early. We make reading part of our bedtime routine, it is a wonderful way to connect with your child and slow down at the end of the day. Here are few of my...

February 17, 2016

 

Vaginal steaming is an ancient herbal treatment for the uterus. Traditional healers across the globe have used vaginal steaming to remedy almost any aspect of uterine pathology. Also known as Yoni steaming (yoni is Sanskrit meaning womb), the treatment is used to aid...

February 15, 2016

In our practice it is rare we will weigh a baby. We find that there are a lot of numbers for mom to keep up with, often causing worry and anxiety. Some lactation consults will weigh before an after a feeding. Not only do we find this number to not be an accurate indica...

February 9, 2016

You can connect with just about anyone on the internet.  It can be a very helpful to join a Facebook group for local moms, breastfeeding, postpartum support, pregnant women in your area; the possibilities are endless.  Most of the time the information you can exchange...

February 3, 2016

What does it mean to have an empowered birth?  I am sure by now if you are pregnant and reading blogs, books, and researching anything birth related you have heard the term.  Is it only for those who want to have an unmedicated birth?  The ones reading Ina May’s Guide...

January 15, 2016

Part of life is surviving situations we didn’t plan for or ever dream would happen.  These events can range from infertility, miscarriage, divorce, loss of a parent, birth trauma, or really any event that leaves us feeling shaken to the core.  There are varying levels...