Get A Move On

Why is it when a couple finds themselves pregnant they decide that while they’re in the midst of creating another human being it also makes perfect sense to move? Or remodel their homes? Or take a new job that’s halfway across the country? In every class that I’ve ever taught there is at least one, […]

Risk Assessment

In this updated post, I discuss the importance of risk assessment and why this matters in making important healthcare decisions.

The Tooth Fairy

In which I try to explain the REAL magic of the Tooth Fairy to my too-young-to-know-it’s-just-his-parents kid… How’d I do?

World Breastfeeding Week – But Is It Always Happy?

“It’s really hard sometimes. I’m frantically trying to mix the bottle and he’s really hungry and upset and I could comfort him so much more quickly if I could just breastfeed him. I wish I knew why they didn’t do what they were supposed to. Why didn’t you work?!” She looked down at her chest […]

It’s Called Labor for a Reason

Giving birth is hard work – it’s called labor for a reason! Having realistic expectations helps when it comes to coping with the intensity of labor.