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The Truth About “Eating For Two”

The moment happens, you find out your pregnant, and it is almost immediately that cravings begin to occur. Since you are pregnant you are eating for two, right? As much as…

Why is a Birth Plan So Important?

Excitement – that wonderful emotion a couple feels when they learn they’re pregnant and expecting a child. Imagination starts mobilizing… there’s a nursery to decorate and cute baby clothes to buy.…

Options for Swaddling My Baby

To swaddle or not to swaddle is one of the many questions new parents face after their baby is born. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says that when done safely…

Peacefully Birthed

Guest Post from Michelle B. I was always skeptical of those women you see in the birth videos that say that they had an orgasmic birth or a pain free…

Birthed At Home – The HBAC of Baby Ford

Guest Post from Cainna B. After my first son was born via c-section for breech presentation, I knew that I wanted to attempt a VBAC for any subsequent children. I…

Mae’s Birth Story

Guest Post from Jessica C. She was only two days late but I remember feeling like she was never going to come. I realize the impossibility of that statement and…

Laboring In Love: The Birth of Lincoln Edward

  Guest Post from Jennifer R.  About 1:30am on Friday, December 12th I woke up and knew I was in labor. I had previously had contractions that seemed like labor,…

Your Birth Matters. Period.

Newborns and Napping

Guest Post: Melissa Perry from The Cradle Coach Even if you aren’t a routine oriented person by nature, the ability to teach your baby certain habits is crucial in working…

What’s Your Story?

As a doula, I often have the honor of supporting women as they welcome their babies into the world.  Every birth story is unique and different from the one before and the…