No “Training” Needed

No “Training” Needed

I read this article from the New York Times and let me first acknowledge all of the really great things the author writes about as a new Momma: the need she has to ask her partner for more help, the attempts she makes to encourage her partner to show up and...
Submarine Parenting

Submarine Parenting

I read this article from the Chicago Tribune, which describes different “parenting styles” used today by parents in the US. Some of these parenting styles are probably familiar to you: tiger, helicopter, and free-range. Older terms for parenting styles included:...

I Love a Good Conference…

I was at an all-day conference over the weekend that focused on body positivity -a touchy subject for most women, especially those whose bodies have been transformed by pregnancy and birth. There’s so much pressure for us to return to – acting, working, looking,...
Birth Fear Busters

Birth Fear Busters

Fear of labor… Why does it happen and what can you do about it? It’s important to look at the underlying causes of fear around birth to normalize and understand why we feel this way. But it’s more important to be empowered and discover some ways that...

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