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Posted on May 23rd, 2015 by
Way back in 2013, I (along with respected colleagues) contributed to an article that outlined ways to prepare yourself for the birth of your baby.  If you missed that excellent post, you can it find here. Some of you might be thinking about or preparing for baby number 2 (or 3 on up), and what an e...
Posted on October 25th, 2014 by
Breastfeeding is the ultimate bonding experience between you and your baby. You will cherish it forever! Sometimes it’s not always easy to breastfeed your baby directly so storing breast milk for safe consumption later is very important. Here are some tips for safely storing breast milk. Wash you...
Posted on October 25th, 2014 by
Breastfeeding is a special time in you and your baby’s life. During pregnancy your body has been getting you ready to breastfeed your newborn baby.  While your body is getting you physically ready, you may want to do some preparation in your last trimester to ensure breastfeeding is an enjoyable suc...
Posted on September 15th, 2014 by
We have all heard the instructions of an airline attendant reminding us to put on our own oxygen mask before we help anyone else with theirs. This advice is often cited as a metaphor for self-care because it so accurately expresses why it is important. It seems to say, ironically that if you can’t t...
Posted on September 12th, 2014 by
Like me, I invite you to glean just one little new mommy nugget and call it a mothering WIN that will last you a lifetime. It’s Summer Solstice! Perhaps so very obviously, rather than being out and under the sun I am nestled in bed. That’s right, tucked away in the warmth of my new Son’s arrival. A...
Posted on August 25th, 2014 by
Pregnancy and trying to conceive are exciting times, filled with new developments. And the birth of a first baby is truly the birth of three people: a child, a mother and a father (or partner.) It is so important to have strong supports to lean upon. Yet, many new parents find that old friends do ...
Posted on August 21st, 2014 by
Call me crazy but my turn on is shared responsibility. It may sound like a snooze fest but it makes working on my marriage juicy. Eight weeks post baby is what it took for us lovebirds to take the plunge. My hormones are okay, I've been horny. The hubs thinks my fourth trimester bod is sexy and has...
Posted on August 12th, 2014 by
When Does a Baby Need a Chiropractic Checkup? According to the chiropractic specialist Larry Webster, DC, there are six times in baby’s first year of life when the chiropractic examinations are especially important: After the birth process. When the baby starts to hold his/her head up. When th...
Posted on August 4th, 2014 by
With a little help from my besties, the stars, I've cleared the symptoms of Mastitis and Thrush at lightening speed. Tag along as I link today's full moon astrology with the meaning behind my aching "boo-boos" and you may just find that feeling strung between career (Capricorn) and mothering (Cancer...
Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by
If you are pregnant, one of the best things you can do is see a doctor of chiropractic.  Chiropractic care provides so many things a pregnant body needs: a flexible and balanced spine, hips and pelvis; internal organs without postural stress and freedom from nerve stress. All essential for a health ...