Doulas—Always Adapting

Doulas—Always Adapting

By Kelly Kolb There never really is a “normal” day as a birth and postpartum doula. One day, I may be at a birth, squeezing hips, massaging tight…

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Layers of Liminality

Layers of Liminality

Can you remember a time of transition in your life—graduating, moving far from home, the beginning of a new career? Reach back and feel what…

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Misinformation interferes with successful breastfeeding initiation: Things you really need to know

Misinformation interferes with successful breastfeeding initiation: Things you really need to know

First and foremost: You’ll find important resources toward the end of this article. The first part is designed to incentivize you to read them. A…

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If We Know Better, Why Aren’t We Demanding Better?

If We Know Better, Why Aren’t We Demanding Better?

Birth in America has reached an alarming state. While that may sound like entitlement, someone unappreciative of all that is available, the fact is that…

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Beginning--Every Day

Beginning–Every Day

Today I begin. Again. To a fault, I live my life all-in. Once an idea, action, or opportunity offers an itch, my version of scratching…

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When It Gets Easier

When It Gets Easier

by Erica Desper It’s been 9 years since I became a Mother – an experience I looked forward to my whole life. After spending many…

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It Takes a Village, People

It Takes a Village, People

By Ann Grauer Sarah (all names have been changed) gets up early in the morning to the sounds of her newborn, who is looking for…

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SAYING GOODBYE TO BREASTFEEDING; 7 THINGS I’M LEARNING

SAYING GOODBYE TO BREASTFEEDING; 7 THINGS I’M LEARNING

By Diana Spalding I have spent 20% of my life growing people. Sounds crazy, but it’s true. For the last 6 years (I’ll let you…

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The Negative Effect of Maternal Stress on Infant Neurodevelopment and How Chiropractic Can Make a Difference

The Negative Effect of Maternal Stress on Infant Neurodevelopment and How Chiropractic Can Make a Difference

A mother’s level of stress determines her baby’s neurodevelopment according to a recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics. Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Los…

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