Pregnancy is a wonderful time in a woman’s life. You’re busy preparing to bring a new life into this world and it’s exciting. However, it does come with certain challenges and people constantly giving you information can be overwhelming. How do you know what’s right and what’s not?
When it comes to dental care during pregnancy, there are a lot of myths and it can be hard to know which information you should follow. As a dentist who’s been practicing for more than 20 years, it’s been my goal to...
I’ll admit, I used to think HypnoBirthing was some out-there hippie nonsense. I am pleased to tell you, it is actually based on neuroscience. This teaching completely shifted my context about birth. And now I've gotten to see the difference it made with my doula clients.
Welcome to pregnancy! These next 40 (or so) weeks of your life will be full of new, confusing, and beautiful transformation. And this guide is here to give you the knowledge and confidence to have a self-determined birth.
Believe it or not, your body knows how to give birth. The mind will try to decipher this unknown. We do our best to understand and prepare conceptually, but when the time comes to be in labor land, the mind can either be a help or a hinderance.
Breastfeeding is one of the best health gifts you can give to yourself and your baby. Your body is designed to do it. IT'S NOT ALWAYS EASY. We - me and my baby. The two of us AND our support team. It takes a village. So, the first thing you need to do if you want to breastfeed successfully is...
I am a naturally-minded mama. My second pregnancy should have been a piece of cake, right? Wrong. There would be absolutely no cake involved in this pregnancy. In fact, there’d be very little sugar involved in this pregnancy AT ALL.
Having a baby is not as simple as showing up at the hospital and screaming your baby out (like in the movies). Depending on where you choose to give birth, you’ll have many options about what kind of care you receive and how involved you want others to be in the process.