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NICU Questions to Ask

Published on May 4, 2018

NICU Questions to Ask I remember the days when my son, Logan, was in the…

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Hemorrhoid Relief

Published on March 23, 2018

Hemorrhoids are a very literal pain in the ass and are especially prevalent during pregnancy….

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Care For a Tear Down There

Published on February 26, 2018

It’s one of the most common fears we hear from expectant mothers- “What if I…

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Engorgement

Published on February 14, 2018

  We talk all the time about low milk supply, but what about when you…

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Does Your Vagina Have a Migraine?

Published on December 12, 2017

Does my what have a what?! You read that correctly: Does your vagina have a…

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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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What’s Up With the Baby Blues?

Published on October 14, 2017

Baby Blues aren’t just a description for your little one’s adorable eyes. There’s enormous pressure…

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Snack Attack! A Healthy Postpartum (or anytime) Treat

Published on October 10, 2017

New mom hunger is REAL, y’all. Looking for a healthy postpartum snack? The wonky schedule,…

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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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Why I’m Not a Very Good Doula

Published on October 4, 2017

After reaching burnout as an elementary school teacher, trying every day to take a machete…

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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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Milk Supply: Breastfeeding for Millennial Moms, Part 3

Published on September 19, 2017

Milk Supply: Breastfeeding for Millennial Moms, Part 3 Welcome back to the final installment of…

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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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Breastfeeding Pain: Breastfeeding for Millennial Moms, Part 1

Published on August 17, 2017

Breastfeeding pain is a common concern for new parents and there is so much information…

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Mom Things Nobody Fucking Told Me About

Published on August 2, 2017

Mom Things Nobody Fucking Told Me About   The following is a guest post from…

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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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7 Questions You Need to Ask Before You Encapsulate Your Placenta

Published on June 30, 2017

7 Questions You Need to Ask Before You Encapsulate Your Placenta   Believe it or…

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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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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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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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