The Happiest Baby on the Block: The Five S’s

Is your newborn ‘waking up’? Got colic? Having trouble staying asleep? No problem! Dr. Harvey Karp has created a foolproof method, known as the five S’s, for calming babies (and preventing postpartum depression): The Happiest Baby on the Block. Read more about Dr. Karp, according to ACOG, on page 6 of this document. Swaddle: The […]

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Six Simple Tips: Surviving The Newborn Period

The following post was written by Cindy and Jana and is shared with permission. Cindy and Jana are Registered Nurses and International Board Certified Lactation Consultants who have assisted over 20,000 families. Download their app NuuNest – Newborn Nurse Answers and Baby Tracking for expert guidance through the first crucial weeks after childbirth. Your New […]

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Baby Love Letters

Birth Class Homework This past weekend I hosted another wonderful childbirth class reunion party for my newest group of parents. In our Saturday morning gathering we shared hugs, good food and exciting stories. I love these parties not only because I get to see my students again and meet all their beautiful babies, but I […]

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Writing A Birth Plan

Planning a birth. An oxymoron, right? Right! As with anything in life, try as we might to plan and predict the course of events, we cannot control certain forces of nature. But, we can think about how we would like things to go and how to handle the situation if they don’t go as planned. […]

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