Birth and the First Few Hours

 "Birth is not only about making babies. It's about making mothers~ strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and believe in their inner strength"  ~Barbara Katz Rothman   While visiting a new postpartum client, who will be giving birth soon, we...

Monday’s Musings …

Pregnancy brain is something I heard all the time as a birth doula … but look what happens to a woman’s brain when she becomes a mother. And, speaking of the pregnant woman's brain, could the baby’s cells be living in the mother’s brain? Oh, and if you’re looking for...

Happy New Year!

  Welcome 2015 How cold is it where you live? Today in Charlotte, the high was a mere 27º and since we still need to transport our babies keeping them warm and safe in the car seat becomes a priority. The Car Seat Lady has the BEST advice on car seat safety. Will...

Breast Crawl

UNICEF presents The Breast Crawl. A newborn's instincts are incredible, watch this amazing breastfeeding video to learn more. Your baby knows exactly what to do. http://youtu.be/b3oPb4WdycE    

Can a dog prevent RSV in children?

Dogs May Help Prevent RSV New research shows that having a dog may actually help protect against respiratory infection and the development of asthma in children. A recent study from the University of California – San Francisco, shows that house dust from homes with...