Category Archives: Newborn Parenting

Can I Breastfeed? Should I Even Try? – Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

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

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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

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Postpartum – What to Expect After Baby is in Your Arms

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

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There’s More than Choice Involved When it Comes to Breastfeeding

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

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Pathways Magazine – An Awesome Resource for Holistic Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenting

Men, we must know that there is no greater act than to support our women and provide a safe, loving space for their pregnancy and birth, and the early experiences of our children. -John Breeding, PhD As a mother, childbirth … Continue reading

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Bonding with Your Baby – Before Birth

Motherhood begins at the moment we internalize the fact that we got a positive result on the pregnancy test we took.  Whether the pregnancy was planned or unplanned we immediately begin realizing that we are no longer responsible for only ourselves, but … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Intuition

If you are already a mother you have undoubtedly experienced those times in which you “just knew” something was either the right or wrong choice for your child.  Or perhaps you expected something to happen just as it did long … Continue reading

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