Here’s Why Experts Say You Shouldn’t Wash Your Baby After Birth

Mothers of teenagers, think back to the happy day when your son or daughter was born: Shortly after birth your infant was likely taken away from you. It was to be expected—after all, the baby needed to be cleaned up and washed off. But now, experts are saying there’s evidence that parents should wait...

The Birth Pause: Unhurrying the Moment of Meeting

If a ‘pregnant pause’ is a breath held in a story, a moment’s stillness where we linger between what has been told and what is yet to be told, then what we are calling a ‘birth pause’ might be thought of as a breath at the moment of birth: a place to linger, suspended briefly between what has just happened...

Baby Hannah: Welcome !

Just sending an update to let you know we had our little girl! Hannah born March 2016. We could not be any happier! I wanted to share a little about our experience as encouragement as a success story that you’re welcome to share Pat. We were able to follow our birth plan and things went smoothly....

The First 72 Hours Postpartum – The Little Things Make All the Difference

During pregnancy, we focus so much on the birth itself, that we often overlook the postpartum time; we write birth plans but don’t plan for what our needs will be after baby arrives. This time is so precious and fleeting; taking a moment to think through those first few hours, days, and even weeks to...

49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child

This is a fantastic article !! 49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious...

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