Do I really need to take a childbirth class?

This post was originally written for My Nest Well. Between blogs, books, podcasts, and Youtube videos, do you as an expecting parent really need to spend time — and money — taking a local birthing class? As a Childbirth Educator, I’ve encountered numerous couples who have “read all the things” and “watched all the things,”… Continue reading Do I really need to take a childbirth class?

3 TIPS TO HELP YOU SURVIVE THOSE ‘WITCHING HOUR’ FUSSY EVENINGS WITH YOUR NEWBORN

This was originally written for Tranquilo Mat by Hilary and appeared on their Blog February 8th, 2018   For many first time parents, the first two weeks of life with a newborn can be a bit of a blur. Then, just as you feel like you might be slightly more confident in your new role,… Continue reading 3 TIPS TO HELP YOU SURVIVE THOSE ‘WITCHING HOUR’ FUSSY EVENINGS WITH YOUR NEWBORN

Don’t leave the hospital without these 4 support systems in place

Childbirth Educator and Certified Lactation Consultant Hilary Baxendale helps you make the transition home from the hospital as smooth as possible. Assemble the contact information for these 4 people to build a stellar support team before you need it.                         Bringing home your newborn… Continue reading Don’t leave the hospital without these 4 support systems in place

9 Things No One Tells You After the Baby Comes Out…

This post was originally written for Mitera Collection's Blog and appered there in April 2015. Mitera is an amazing collection of chic maternity and nursing dresses that launched this Spring. My Postpartum Life: 9 Things No One Tells You About After the Baby Comes Out... Being pregnant is pretty amazing. Literally billions of women have… Continue reading 9 Things No One Tells You After the Baby Comes Out…