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Baby Sun Safety

Published on May 8, 2018

Keeping Baby Safe in the Summer Sun   I think it’s safe to say that…

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Increasing Milk Supply

Published on December 8, 2017

Worried about increasing breast milk supply? Need ideas for how to pump more at work?…

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Parenting From the Gap

Published on December 6, 2017

As often happens in the parenting group that I host on Facebook, there was recently…

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4 Rules for Visiting a New Baby Who Has An Older Sibling

Published on November 21, 2017

When you bring Baby home, Sibling thinks it’s just so cool. They get to show…

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Why You Can’t Ever Know What’s Best for Babies

Published on November 5, 2017

Everyone does the very best they can for their baby. That’s a given.   My…

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5 Ways to Bond With Your Baby That Aren’t Feeding

Published on October 17, 2017

There are so many ways to bond with your baby! When people talk about bonding,…

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Managing Postpartum Hair Loss

Published on October 5, 2017

Postpartum hair loss can feel brutal. You knew motherhood might make you want to tear…

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What I Wish I Knew About Bonding

Published on September 19, 2017

Bonding is the cornerstone of parenthood. As parents, we are thinking nearly constantly about creating…

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Nursing In Public Modesty Rules: What Happens If I Whip It Out?

Published on July 25, 2017

Nursing In Public Modesty Rules Nursing in Public Modesty Rules: What Happens If I Whip…

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The Diaper Nobody Warned You About

Published on July 6, 2017

The Diaper Nobody Told You About     Let’s take a quick minute to talk…

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Why Is My Breast Milk Green?

Published on March 16, 2017

Why Is My Breast Milk Green? “Help! I pumped tonight and when I went to…

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“Infant at Work Program” Expands in Arizona

Published on January 11, 2017

Infant at Work Program Expands in Arizona In his State of the State address on…

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Phoenix Family Birth In The News: Fox 10 AZ AM

Published on January 8, 2017

Phoenix Family Birth In The News: Sharing placenta encapsulation on Fox 10. Placenta encapsulation is…

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I Wanted A Baby Nurse… Until I Had A Postpartum Doula

Published on November 7, 2016

“I already hired a baby nurse and night nanny. But I need more.” The titles…

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Losing Your Baby Weight But Keeping Baby Close

Published on November 1, 2016

Losing Your Baby Weight But Keeping Baby Close Community Spotlight: Activlab   We know that…

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Placenta Encapsulation in Phoenix Just Got Better

Published on October 18, 2016

Placenta Encapsulation in Phoenix Looking for a Phoenix placenta encapsulator? You’ve found the best! Phoenix…

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Bob Ross is a Doula

Published on June 27, 2016

A few weeks ago, Netflix began streaming several seasons of The Joy Of Painting with…

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The NoseFrida Sucks (Snot)!

Published on June 14, 2016

Parenting comes with a lot of Bs – babies, blood, barf, and today’s topic: boogers….

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Dinnertime Doula

Published on March 24, 2016

Let’s face it. Evenings with small children suck. (There, I said it so you don’t…

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Virgin Margarita Mocktail Recipes

Published on February 22, 2016

It’s National Margarita Day! In Phoenix, the saying goes that we use salt a little…

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Doula Magic: The Grounding Head Press

Published on October 2, 2015

Mark & Bethany demonstrate the grounding head press, a comfort technique that can be used…

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The Best Push Present: Postpartum Doula Care

Published on July 31, 2015

Postpartum Doula Care: What is it and why would I want it? As a postpartum…

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Preparing A Postpartum Plan – with FREE sample and printable

Published on July 27, 2015

The concept of writing a birth plan has become very well known. Planning for your…

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I’m The Bravest Woman My Daughter Knows

Published on July 10, 2015

I’m The Bravest Woman My Daughter Knows I didn’t tame a lion, but I swam…

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Firework, A Birth Parody Video

Published on July 3, 2015

Last year, I made up a funny little song. I didn’t expect much to happen…

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