Through the NICU Doors

September is designated as NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Awareness Month  This month is a time to honor the families whose precious babies had a stay in the NICU, a time for NICU families to reflect on that journey and its impact on their lives, and a special...
24 Minutes with Thompson

24 Minutes with Thompson

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Talented photographer and blogger, Helen Joy, shares this touching visual story with us in memory of Thompson, diagnosed with trisomy 13, and would not live very long once he was born. Re-posted with permission....
Expecting the Unexpected in Birth

Expecting the Unexpected in Birth

How Do You Plan For a Mystery? Time and again I see women during pregnancy bustling to get the best information, find the right technique, and check off the many items of their “to-do” list.  As a birth doula, massage and craniosacral therapist, I am often part of...

Out and About with Baby

As the season changes and the days shorten, it can be challenging to get ourselves out and about, especially after a baby arrives. While it is so very important to rest and recover for the first several weeks postpartum, it is also deeply nourishing to interact with...

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