March 13, 2019 | Babies, Parenting Philosophy, Postpartum
The overstimulated baby is the baby that gets passed from person to person. The mother seems frustrated and everyone wants to help. First, her friend. “I’ll take the baby. You go relax for a few minutes.” She takes the baby. She brings the sweet crying bundle up on to to …
February 20, 2019 | Babies, Breastfeeding, Postpartum
Oh girl… You’re not alone. I totally get it. I remember a time my own baby made me angry. She was about 2 months old. She was safely tucked into her car seat and we were driving home from a short trip to the grocery store. It was warm outside …
February 17, 2019 | Babies, Depression, Postpartum
Congratulations on the birth of your baby and on the transition you are making from woman to mother. I’m really not quite sure which of the two is more challenging but I know for sure that they are both huge milestones in a human beings life. I’ve been a doula …
February 1, 2019 | Babies, Breastfeeding, Postpartum
Babies spit up. Your baby just had a good feed and moments later, without any notice, 98.6 degree white “lava” starts pouring out of his mouth… Startled, you grab for a cloth diaper to clean him (and yourself) up. And then your mind takes over….