By Maria Rainier
With so much pressure to raise your kids, give them balanced diets and the proper education while being the do-it-all mom, who has time to think about being environmentally friendly? You do! Here are a few easy, quick ideas to contribute to Mother Earth while contributing to the mother-do-it-all list.
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Eirik In the NICU
By Kelly Richardson
When I was pregnant with my son, Eirik, the question of whether or not to breastfeed never entered into my mind. The answer was always “I am going to breastfeed my child. Period.” Sometimes, life is busy making other plans as you watch yours go . . . → Read More: A Viking Is Born!
By Theresa Velendzas
I had always known I would breastfeed and had no idea it could ever be difficult. Even when my OB mentioned that I should get a lactation consultant and be prepared for some difficulty, I brushed it off. During the hospitalization I got a lactation consultant just to go through . . . → Read More: With Determination And Perseverence, It Can Be Done!
By Amanda Mack
Baby Owen at age 6 months
On December 21, 2009, our second son decided to come into the world with the assistance of our mid-wife Esther and our doula Michelle. We were so full of the bliss that comes with bringing another sweet baby into the world naturally and the . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Bags At Hospitals – A Remarkable Project!
By Tracy Liebmann
Some of us are feeling very connected to our true selves and others might be wishing to have a deeper connection. My hope is that this article will help everyone go deeper. If you feel very well connected to your authentic self, maybe you can think of a . . . → Read More: Connecting To Our Authentic Self
By Amy Farr
As a doula, I get several e-mails a year from women asking how they can become a doula. The following is an overview of the different types of doula support and the organizations that provide trainings. Also included is information on how to become a certified doula.
Birth doulas meet . . . → Read More: Becoming A Doula – Guest Blog Post & Giveaway! – CLOSED
By Donna Bruschi
When my baby was 8 days old, I started feeling exhausted. I had felt pretty good up until that point. I had been going to the store and to the pediatrician and to the Lactation consultant (because nursing was not going well). His diapers were pretty dry and I . . . → Read More: Mastitis: One Mom’s Journey And Advice