Monthly Archives: July 2012

How Do You Doula? The Benefits of Hiring a Postpartum Doula

Motherhood can be confusing and intimidating even to experienced mothers, but motherhood for first timers can appear daunting. New mothers often fear making wrong decisions or failing to properly care for their newborn, so these mothers often need help adjusting … Continue reading

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Back to Work After Baby

I have been incredibly lucky in recent years. I’ve had a good job with great people who were supportive throughout a relatively uncomplicated pregnancy, had a perfect and healthy baby boy, and then got to stay home with him for … Continue reading

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Six Reasons to Break Up With Your Prenatal Caregiver

No doubt about it: Deep breathing, visualization and relaxation tools are powerful when it comes to having a positive birth. HypnoBirthing not only helped me, but hundreds of my couples to have comfortable, natural births. But the tools alone aren’t … Continue reading

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Diapering 101: Tips for the Four Stages of Diaper Changing

Changing a diaper sounds easy in theory. Remove soiled diaper, clean any mess, apply rash cream, affix new diaper. Presto! If only it was that simple. Diapering challenges change and evolve as baby grows. Here is what you can expect … Continue reading

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