One day you’ll look back and remember your pregnancy as one of the most special times of your life. Whether you are having a smooth-sailing or slightly more rocky pregnancy, the anticipation and the excitement of meeting your new baby is different from any other experience you will have in your lifetime. Your body changes as you go through a complete emotional and physical … [Read more...] about Is the use of kratom safe during pregnancy?
It’s remarkable, but true – your baby is born with a distinct personality that exists from the moment of birth. Babies are similar in their actions and needs, but they are not all exactly alike. Even two children born to the same parents on the same day – twins! – can be very different from each other. Your newborn baby is a unique person with likes and … [Read more...] about Whose Advice about Your Newborn Should You Trust?
Is it normal that my baby is waking at night? Most parents are prepared for wake-ups in the newborn phase, but society’s support of night waking starts to ebb sometime after the first few months. There is a large gap between cultural expectations and biological realities when it comes to waking over the first year and beyond. Babies and toddlers wake at night, and this is … [Read more...] about Intuitive parenting and sleep with Kim Hawley, MA, MPH Holistic Sleep Consultant, and Lactation Counselor
A guest post with Hehe Stewart of The Birth Lounge Having an online community is more important than ever with the spread of COVID-19. We all know babies don’t stop coming just because there’s a pandemic . Limiting social contact means planned events, meetings and classes are being canceled all over the country. For expecting parents, this includes their childbirth … [Read more...] about Nationwide Childbirth Classes Leave Millions of Parents in a Scramble – Guest post by Hehe Stewart
An interview with Catherine Middlebrooks, founder of BRB Yoga What’s one thing you wish expecting mothers knew about pregnant core and pelvic floor health? Changes to these areas are EXPECTED and NORMAL. Many women worry about the separation of their abdominal muscles (diastasis). Or pelvic floor weakness. But, diastasis is a normal part of … [Read more...] about Core and Pelvic Floor Health During Pregnancy: What You Need To Know