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It is no secret that breastfeeding is the way that babies were meant to be fed, nourished, and soothed. Through the consistent results from studies conducted on the benefits of breastfeeding, we know that breastfeeding is absolutely worth giving it … Continue reading
Mommy, Me, and the 3Ps (Planning, Pregnancy, and Parenting) – Tomorrow Hazard, KY @ ARH Medical Mall
I’ve been working hard on a presentation that I will be giving tomorrow for ARH’s (Appalachian Regional Hospital) Women’s Health Series. Tomorrow’s topic is Mommy, Me, and the 3Ps (Planning, Pregnancy, and Parenting). My topic is Healthy Pregnancy and Birth … Continue reading
The instance when you first lay eyes on your baby’s face with any real clarity of moment is magnificent. There is no other word for it. This baby you felt inside you, growing, rolling, kicking, hiccuping, sleeping, is now in your … Continue reading
Personally, giving birth without a doula present is not something that I would consider lightly. The word doula comes from Greek meaning “a woman who serves” or “female servant”. During both of my pregnancies, I planned to have experienced women to attend … Continue reading
I love parenting newborns, and if there is any one thing I miss most about not having a newborn in the house anymore – it is breastfeeding. Breastfeeding was a very satisfying experience for me, despite the difficulty I had … Continue reading
In the last post, we discussed possible reasons for our fear and anxieties of birth. In this post, I hope to get more specific about how the experiences we have and the stories of others can impact birth. Then, in … Continue reading
Many mothers choose to use a sleep positioner in the crib, co-sleeper, or family bed to help keep their baby on their back, in hope of reducing the risk of SIDS – Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. I was one of those mothers … Continue reading
There are some exciting things going on in our area pertaining to the world of expecting mamas. I wanted to take some time to share and compile these opportunities into one space. Below is a listing of some of the … Continue reading
Please use this link to visit Talk Birth where she writes on the Birth/Breastfeeding Continum. It is a great piece!