We often talk with our birth doula clients about using affirmations and mantras to help with the birth process as they can be extremely helpful to cope. And in the same light, using affirmations as a new parent can be encouraging. Here are a few of our favorites:
Whether you are (fast) approaching your estimated date of delivery, have a newborn, or just have little kids, the possibility of Hurricane Frances hitting Raleigh in the next few days is a bit scary!
The test is divided into 5 sections with each section receiving a score of 0 to 2. It is to help determine if the newborn needs immediate medical attention, but not to predict long-term health issues.
This smoothie is packed with important nutrients and tastes great too!
A popular way we support our birth clients is through verbal affirmations during labor and delivery.
Learning about your new baby and how to nurse can be challenging enough, but also dealing with a busy toddler AND nursing a newborn? Well, that is when the Mom Superpowers really show.
Period cups. What are they? Why are you hearing about them more? Is it right for you?
As your body is transitioning from colostrum to milk, breast engorgement can be a common, but very uncomfortable, symptom of that transition.
Pain is never normal, even during breastfeeding.
A few of our favorite tips to building a freezer stash from our friends at Aeroflow Breastpumps!
We have known Veronica Kemeny of Women's Wellness Space in Raleigh for about a year, and we so happy that we do!
Everyone gets excited to see a new baby, it is just natural. You should see the way my head whips around when a baby rolls by in a stroller. But sometimes, new parents don’t want those extra visitors coming to their home, even if it those visitors have the best intentions.
These five protective factors can help protect, build, strengthen and promote healthy parent and child development.
There are times when mild itchy is normal and there are times when extreme itch is a sign of something serious.
Pregnancy books saying morning sickness just happens during the morning, and will be over soon. But sometimes that is always true!
The “Golden Hour” has become very popular to discuss within the birthing community in the past few years.
Are you pregnant or trying to become so? You may not know it yet, but sleep is an important part of pregnancy.
If you are going back to work shortly after having your baby, leaving your little one in a daycare center for the first time can be quite difficult. However stressful and scary it is, choosing a good environment that is trustworthy will help you put your mind to rest.
At a recent health fair where we providing cooperate chair massage, we had the pleasure of running into Autumn Ehsaei of Perennial Nutrition, and we hit it off!