Posts Tagged ‘breastfeeding’
Life with a newborn. What to expect in the first 5 days.
The key to life with a newborn is knowing what to expect in the first 5 days so that you’re not caught off guard, instead you feel prepared for life with your newborn(s). The truth is, there is no such thing as the “only way” to transition into life with a newborn. It’s different for…Read More
Mother’s Day is right around the corner, start celebrating today!
Mother’s Day is right around the corner, start celebrating today… all week, all month, all damn year! It’s time to spoil yourself, by all means sister – you deserve it. Mama, you are constantly giving, constantly taking care of your families, constantly on the go. There is little time to recharge and rejuvenate, little time…Read More
10 Tips for the Best Cesarean Birth Possible
Here are 10 tips for the best cesarean birth possible. Creating a very special and satisfying birth experience for you, your partner, and your baby. You may have learned that you must have a cesarean birth or a planned cesarean for your safety or the baby’s. But, aside from clear medical indications for cesarean section,…Read More
How Doulas support Cesarean Births
For Cesarean Awareness Month, I’d like to share how doula support can enhance cesarean births and help bring forth a meaningful experience. When working with expectant mothers I like to ask what they envision for their birth experience. Many soon-to-be mothers who seek out my support are anticipating having a vaginal birth or a VBAC…Read More
Major Announcement! Big changes at The Family Nest
I have some great news to share with you today… a shiny new Family Nest is live! Check it out at www.familynestcolorado.com and tell me what you think. I’m curious, what’s the first thing you felt as a new visitor? We all give birth to so many things in our lives from time to time. Babies, new careers,…Read More
Doula & Midwife: What’s the difference?
Doulas and midwives have very different roles when it comes to pregnancy and childbirth. I like to say “doulas are the coachers and midwives are the catchers.” A birth doula is a trained professional that offers emotional support, physical comfort techniques and positions, advocacy, and educational support during pregnancy, labor, and through the postpartum period.…Read More