A Birth To Remember: A Natural Mama’s Advice For Expecting Papas

A Birth To Remember: A Natural Mama’s Advice For Expecting Papas

I’m currently developing baby number four, and I’m more excited for birth than ever. I now have enough experience under my belt to know exactly what I want and need for our February arrival, and I finally have the confidence and knowing to stand for it. I’ve experienced both hospitals and midwife centers. I also… Read more

Tips for Green and Budget-Friendly Maternity Clothes

Tips for Green and Budget-Friendly Maternity Clothes

Does pregnancy make you feel like you have to give up your sense of style, or like you need to go out and spend a bunch of money on new maternity clothes? Maternity clothes don’t have to be frumpy or expensive, as Jen Boulden and her special guest explains in this episode of JenBTV: “This… Read more

The Benefits of Using a Doula

The Benefits of Using a Doula

Having a baby changes your life forever. This usually means that once you bring a baby home from the hospital, your life will never be the same, because now you are a parent. But, what about actually having the baby – giving birth? That is certainly a significant part of the whole experience of becoming… Read more

6 Nurturing Tips for New Dads: Cherish Your Partner

6 Nurturing Tips for New Dads: Cherish Your Partner

There’s a saying that goes something like: “If mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy!” I used to think it was just a funny saying, until we had kids, and now I have seen the truth behind it. When a woman is pregnant and her body is working overtime, she’ll love it if you take the… Read more

Hypnosis Is A Great Natural Birth Preparation Strategy

Hypnosis Is A Great Natural Birth Preparation Strategy

The rates of medical intervention for childbirth in the U.S. are well over 50%.  Epidural rates are closer to 75%.  It is fairly clear that most women choose drugs for childbirth because they believe it has to be painful and too overwhelming for them to handle on their own. Perhaps it is presumptuous to say… Read more

Couple to Live-Stream their Waterbirth

Known only as “Shawna & Ernie”, these parents are sharing the birth of their daughter, a waterbirth planned at the AquaNatal Birth Center, with the world via live internet video streaming. Their baby is “due” on or around May 24th. Read more

Name Those Breasts

Thought you were going to see some boobs here, didn’t ya? Sorry to disappoint you, but this isn’t that type of blog… However, we are going to talk about breasts. Read more