September 17, 2020

Reusable period products are something that I am always on the lookout for. Since half of us menstruate and we will spend around $6000 in our lifetime on menstrual products, the reusable menstrual product industry is a great way to save money (not to mention reducing o...

August 16, 2019

Whether you loaded your first kindergartener on to the bus for the first time or you dropped off your baby at the big elementary school and watched his little backpack scurry away gleefully to his new big classroom, kindergarten is a big change for kids. What nobody ev...

July 21, 2019

Breastfeeding is going great! Baby is latching well, your supply seems to be enough to satisfy your baby. Then, it happens. Maybe you notice a sore spot one day that progressively gets more painful, or maybe you wake up to an angry, red breast and flu symptoms and you...

October 25, 2018

The nursery is set up, your layette is laundered and ready, everything is in it's place....But wait! If you are birthing at a place other than your home, you will likely need to bring some things with you. Many hospitals and birthing centers offer some supplies to you,...

September 12, 2018

So, you're having a baby! One of the most exciting but also intimidating things about a new baby is that there is so much stuff that you "need".... But what do you really need? As a doula and a mom of two, I can tell you that there are some definite must have items, bu...

Pregnancy is one of the most joyous times of many women's lives. However, it can also be one of the most uncomfortable times in their lives as well! Anyone who has ever had to deal with a high risk pregnancy, hyperemesis gravidarum, or bed rest can attest: pregnancy ca...

June 9, 2018

The first six weeks after you have a baby are full of a lot of things. There is a new person that you have to take care of, very little sleep, recovering from your birth, and adjusting to a whole new way of living. Often times, around weeks 3 or 4, things start levelin...

The last full week of April is National Infertility Awareness Week! Did you know that 1 in 8 couples experiences infertility at some point? Or that 1 in 4 pregnancies is effected by loss? This is such an important week. Infertility is a very frequently misunderstood co...

April 6, 2018

Mother's Day is an important milestone for many expecting or first time moms. We love moms and a whole day to celebrate moms is basically the best thing we can think of! However, this is not the case for everyone, especially new dads who aren't really sure about what t...

Urinary incontinence. Pelvic prolapse. Sexual dysfunction. These are all common symptoms that women experience after giving birth. But are we destined to a life time of peeing our pants when we sneeze or laugh? Is there something a new mom can do to avoid a future in D...

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