Rethinking Childbirth Education

Why is change so hard? It is a question I often ask myself, but I guess if I were to answer my own question I would have to say it is because we like the familiar. The things we are used to, things that we have become comfortable with. To … Read More

Breastfeeding…The Organic Way to Feed Baby

Breastfeeding-Feed Your Baby Organic We all have heard that breastfeeding your baby is best! But did you know that breastmilk offers 100% of what your baby needs, and that the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life? The benefits for babies that get … Read More

Should I go to a Childbirth Class?

Childbirth Classes Often times I hear pregnant moms say “I don’t need to go to childbirth class I am going to use an epidural” and it is probably one of the biggest misconceptions about childbirth class that exist. Before the electronic era and wide spread use of pain medication for … Read More

When Breastfeeding Doesn’t Feel Like the Best!

Breastfeeding Not all women enjoy breastfeeding! There I said it and as much as I wish it were not true, it is! As an IBCLC I have had many women over the last 25 years confide in me that they were feeding their baby breastmilk because they knew it was … Read More

Doulas- Why Such a Wide Ranges of Prices?

Doulas I remember being so excited receiving my first check as a doula, known back then as a childbirth assistant. It was 1990 and in the previous years of “doing this work” the word doula wasn’t even in my vocabulary. During my training I was willing to pay someone to … Read More