14Nov/17
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Blissful, Bonded Postpartum

I remember how I felt the first time I saw the positive pregnancy test. Joy, trepidation, excitement, terror, love, anxiety, surprise, overwhelm, and optimism, all washing over me in one crazy tidal wave, engulfing meRead More…

06Oct/17
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Waiting for Baby. Let Your Heart Smile.

You know your estimated due date, but we know that is not an expiration date. It’s an estimate, a date given based on averages. Will you have your baby before or afterRead More…

26Sep/17
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Get Back in the Game. Postpartum Bad Advice.

Suck it up buttercup. Why are you so tired? You need to get back in the game. These are things that people say to us after we have a baby. But evenRead More…

19Sep/17
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Life is full of choices. Use your brain.

Choices. There are so many choices, so many paths. There are many reasons why a choice you make today might not be the same choice you make tomorrow. There are many variablesRead More…

07Sep/17
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Sleep Training: It’s Not What You Think!

For far too long, I’ve watched new families receive the same tired advice from well-meaning friends and family (and sometimes strangers on the internet!): Sleep when the baby sleeps…an hour or twoRead More…

15Jul/17
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Placentagate–What you Need to Know about GBS & Placentas

A recent article from the CDC about a baby contracting Group B Strep (GBS) infection linking the infection to the mother’s placenta capsules has caused quite a stir…and it should! After fieldingRead More…

13Jun/17
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Now Announcing: Car Seat Check for Safety!

In the last week, it has been my absolute privilege to perform a private car seat check for three of our postpartum families. Three families are now riding safer and feeling more confidentRead More…

03Mar/17
think before you speak

Think before you speak and stare.

Stares and odd-ball comments that just make you shake your head. That’s what happens when you’re pregnant. April the giraffe knows what I’m talking about! I’m sure she is humming, “I alwaysRead More…

13Feb/17
Love life and Valentine baby

Valentine baby and your love life

  So, you’re expecting your Valentine baby soon. Or maybe you’re cuddling your little one right now and are immersed in the fourth trimester known as postpartum. Either way, your brain mayRead More…