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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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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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Baby Penis Care

Published on October 2, 2017

 Baby Penis Care Baby penis care might not be something you’ve even given much thought…

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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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A Good Latch: Breastfeeding for Millennial Moms, Part 2

Published on September 15, 2017

A Good Latch: Breastfeeding for Millennial Moms, Part 2   A good latch. What?? When…

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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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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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How Do Babies Get Left In Hot Cars?

Published on August 15, 2016

I just got blocked by a friend on Facebook for sharing information about why babies…

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A Surprising Stuffy Nose Remedy You Never Saw Coming

Published on June 16, 2016

When I shared yesterday’s stuffy nose remedy, I never anticipated that the NoseFrida would cause…

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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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I Am A Horrible Mother: What Postpartum Depression Really Feels Like

Published on October 23, 2015

PPD is real… Admin note: The following is a true account from a guest blogger…

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I Didn’t Get The Glow (A True Story of Prenatal Depression)

Published on October 20, 2015

Admin note: The following is a true account from a guest blogger and friend of…

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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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Finding Your New Normal: Life After Bringing Baby Home

Published on September 28, 2015

Parenting got ya down? Lack of sleep coupled with mental and physical exhaustion can throw…

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Don’t Panic: What to Expect The First Day Home From the Hospital

Published on September 24, 2015

Panic in the First Day Home With Baby There’s a post over at Scary Mommy called…

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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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