What to Read: Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum

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There are many ways to gather the information you seek about your pregnancy and upcoming delivery. You can take childbirth education classes, or search the internet for your specific questions. You may talk to friends and family, or read one … Read More

Stretch Marks: The Changing Landscape of Your Pregnant Body

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  Congratulations! You’re pregnant and your body is changing. While this is an exciting time it’s also a time of great change.  Changes to your body are happening and some of them you’re not so fond of. Like stretch marks. … Read More

The Snoo: A Postpartum Doula’s Review

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As a postpartum doula, I have the opportunity to see what people are buying or receiving as gifts for their new babies—everything from newborn care needs, clothing, toys, convenience-based equipment, and many products in between. However, the one that never … Read More

The ABC’s of Life With Your Newborn – Diapers

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When it comes to diapering your new baby, you have a few options. The two options that are most common are disposable and cloth diapers. It’s a matter of personal preference which diaper is best. The answer will also depend … Read More

The ABC’s of Life With Your Newborn – Colic

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My baby won’t stop fussing and crying. Could it be colic? Babies who cry more than 3 hours per day, 3 days or more per week, for at least three weeks are typically diagnosed with colic. The symptoms can begin … Read More

Beyond Placenta Encapsulation: Placenta Tincture & Essence

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Here in Tucson placenta encapsulation is growing in popularity. With this rise in popularity comes a rise in those who offer placenta services. The placenta tincture is a popular add on option for placenta services.  Let’s take a look at … Read More

Placenta Encapsulation in Canada: A Cautionary Tale

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Did you know that Canada recently outlawed the practice of placenta encapsulation? Placenta encapsulation specialists who continue to provide the service are practicing illegally. Seems like a drastic step, yet one that a national governing body felt necessary for a … Read More

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