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The Happiest Baby on the Block

The Happiest Baby on the Block is Dr. Harvey Karp’s unique approach to infant care. His explanation of newborns is that their transition from the womb–a place of immense comfort, warmth, and safety–to the outside world should be considered an extension of...

Capturing the Moment : Choosing a Birth Photographer

Capturing the emotion and imagery of labor is a priority for many expectant mothers. Choosing a birth photographer to join your team can be a daunting task. How do you choose a photographer? What can you expect from the experience? Laura Fifield, a photographer from...

The Pains Of Nursing A Toddler

My stomach and sides are covered in tiny little scratches. My areolas have bite marks. Nursing my toddler is not fun right now. That’s OK to admit, and it doesn’t mean I have to stop breastfeeding. Violet, 16 months, is my third baby. A lot of people consider third...

Not Just Bras: Nursing Moms Need Support

Motherhood comes with more than its share of change and responsibility. Community support during these changes is crucial for new moms, especially as they establish and build a breastfeeding relationship with their new baby. The World Health Organiziation (WHO) and...

The Village Where Every Baby Nurses

If you had a hard time in the early days of breastfeeding, it’s time to give yourself a break. A recent survey of moms showed that 92 percent of new mothers struggled with latch issues, fears of low supply, and painful or cracked nipples during the early days of...

Bringing Home Baby (And Your Bottom)

Birth on TV and in movies tends to be overly dramatic, not-too-accurate scenes of women screaming and swearing while in labor. OK, we got the message. Having a baby isn’t a cakewalk. But the media skips over the healing process that occurs over the days or weeks after...

Physical therapy can fix common, troublesome body changes

By Sheree DiBiase A new baby, there is nothing better! Snuggling, loving and nurturing them becomes your new life. Suddenly, the aches and pains of pregnancy and delivery are forgotten. But don’t kid yourself – what your body just did to make this precious new...

UNLOCKING THE ANCIENT SECRET TO POSTPARTUM BLISS

K.C. Loveland is CdA’s premier Placenta Encapsulation Specialist.  Specializing in TCM method encapsulation with client safety at the forefront of all processes. She has been serving women in our community for over 7 years; helping women to have a blissful...

Finding My Strength: Pelvic Floor Edition

Making babies: It’s all fun and games until you get a bladder hernia More than 200,000 women are diagnosed with a cystocele annually. When it happened to me, I went to the Internet to read about other women’s stories and was disappointed. It’s so common, but no one’s...

Doulas: Not Just for First Time Parents

“You don’t need a doula,” said the husband of a former client. “I’ll be there.” They were discussing the upcoming birth of their second baby, dreaming and planning. She made a note to call the doula in the morning, just to chat. A birth doula is a trained professional...

The Village Where Every Baby Nurses

If you had a hard time in the early days of breastfeeding, it’s time to give yourself a break. A recent survey of moms showed that 92 percent of new mothers struggled with latch issues, fears of low supply, and painful or cracked nipples during the early days of...

Not Just Bras: Nursing Moms Need Support

Motherhood comes with more than its share of change and responsibility. Community support during these changes is crucial for new moms, especially as they establish and build a breastfeeding relationship with their new baby. The World Health Organiziation (WHO) and...

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