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?
“Nearly all mothers are physically able to breastfeed and will do so if they have accurate information and support,” Great article on the UN's website today (click above quote) detailing some of the ways woman become discouraged when breastfeeding. So many women often think they "won't have enough milk", which is rare with a proper… Continue reading Women need protection from formula ads and support to promote breastfeeding
Some of you have found this page though a friend or facebook, and you may not be pregnant yet. You might not even be thinking about it. This is a great time to start reading about maternity care and childbirth! Seems crazy. Like lurking in the wedding section of Barnes and Noble when you're not… Continue reading What to Read Before you’re Pregnant