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How to Increase Your Chances of Getting Pregnant Holistically

How to Increase Your Chances of Getting Pregnant Holistically   Getting pregnant can be considered an everyday miracle because it happens 24/7 all around the world. However, there are intricacies involved in conception and many unexplained occurrences that still baffle scientists today. This unknown aspect of having a baby allows us an opportunity to embrace the mystery of pregnancy and...

How to Stay Connected With Your Partner after the Birth of Your Baby

How to Stay Connected with Your Partner after the Birth of Your Baby   In life, there may be any number of occurrences that can take us away from feeling connected to our partners. Certain key life events can especially test our relationships, such as starting a new job, moving, and, of course, having a baby. While babies are small...

Newborn and Baby Poop

Newborn and Baby Poop   If you are a first-time parent, it may be surprising for you to realize how much time you spend thinking about your baby’s poop. In fact, your baby’s bowel movements may be a frequent topic of discussion in your household for the first couple of years of their life, or until they are completely and...

5 Considerations in Proper Use and Selection of a Car Seat for an Infant

5 Considerations in Proper Use and Selection of a Car Seat for an Infant   During the introduction of most of my infant CPR & Safety classes, I admit to everyone that not one time in either of my children’s early lives were they properly fitted in their infant car seats.  I also point out that not one time were...

What New Parents Should Eat Beyond the 4th Trimester

What New Parents Should Eat Beyond the 4th Trimester   By Sara Cammorata, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Congratulations! You are finally coming out of the fog of the fourth trimester and you and your baby are really establishing routines and getting to know each other. It feels like you are starting to get the hang of this thing, right?  So now...

Classes for First-time Parents: The Classes Experts Recommend

Classes for First-time Parents: The Classes Experts Recommend   There doesn’t seem to be any shortage of classes, trainings, and courses that you can take during your pregnancy to help you feel more prepared about the big changes coming your way. But if you are feeling at all overwhelmed with the number of options you have, you’ve found the right...

6 Postpartum Doula Hacks To Recover From Childbirth

6 Postpartum Doula Hacks To Recover From Childbirth   Take it from a pro with over 20 years of experience as a postpartum doula helping parents transition into their new routine after birth: the postpartum experience is very different from family to family with no one single story of recovery from childbirth. When it’s your first time birthing a child,...

Childbirth Education Class: How Childbirth Classes Can Help and Why You Should Take One

the Childbirth Education Class: How Childbirth Classes Can Help and Why You Should Take One   It’s natural to want to learn more about what you are experiencing in pregnancy and what will soon come with labor and childbirth. There are so many options for taking childbirth education classes, that it can be hard to know where to begin! This...

Natural Birth vs. Epidural: What to Expect

natural birth vs. epidural: what to expect    There are so many ways to birth your baby! Whether you want a birth that is vaginal or a planned cesarean, in a hospital, birthing center, or at home, with a midwife or OBGYN, with the support of a birth doula and/or partner, to give birth while squatting, side-lying, or any one...

Partner Support versus Doula Support During Birth: What’s the Difference?

Partner support vs. doula support during birth: what’s the difference?    If you are partnered, it can be wonderful to have the presence and support of your partner while you are pregnant, in labor, and delivering your baby. They are a crucial part of the experience for many people and maybe the number one emotional support. They can also be...