What to expect your first week with baby

What to Expect Your First Week With Baby

Your baby is born. You are finally home and snuggled up together. Your body feels different than it ever has before. Your baby is a fascinating creature- once part of you, now separate, but not quite… Intense. Overwhelming. Beautiful. Sacred. The first days with baby and with your new and still changing body are all… Read more »

Top Tips & Tricks for Dealing With Mastitis

Top Tips & Tricks for Dealing With Mastitis

Mastitis, once experienced, is feared by any nursing mother. Mastitis is by definition a breast infection and symptoms can include redness, pain, swelling, a lump, heat, streaking redness on the surface of the skin that extends out from the painful area, and fever and lethargy. Mastitis is painful and just feels awful. Mastitis can be easily… Read more »

10 things to do when you're overdue

10 Things To Do When You’re Overdue

10 Things To Do When You’re Overdue- No matter how much you desire a natural birth and understand the absurdity of due dates, when you pass that 40 weeks of pregnancy mark, it is just plain HARD. Mentally, physically, and emotionally- going “overdue” is no fun. If you happen to pass that 40 week mark… Read more »

top 10 reasons to certify with Birth Boot Camp

Top 10 Reasons To Certify With Birth Boot Camp

Top 10 Reasons to Certify with Birth Boot Camp Birth Boot Camp brings the benefits of technology and the need for human touch together in a unique childbirth education program that helps couples achieve the natural birth they desire. In addition, our childbirth educator certification program is like none other. Here are a few of… Read more »

Supporting your pelvic floor

Supporting Your Pelvic Floor

Supporting your pelvic floor- Picture yourself: 20, childless, fit, doing 200 jumping jacks with ease in your favorite group fitness class. Meanwhile, that middle aged woman with four kids behind you seems to need all her concentration just to make it through before running frantically to the bathroom. You have difficulty understanding what the problem… Read more »

10 things you don't want to miss for Pokemon Go-

10 Things You Don’t Want To Miss for Pokemon GO

10 Things You Don’t Want To Miss For Pokemon Go! It’s happened again- a new social phenomenon has everyone obsessed and talking. The current flavor of the week: Pokemon GO! People are running into poles, burning through their phone batteries, walking more, and there was even a viral report of a dad playing Pokemon Go… Read more »

birth classes in sugar land, tx

Birth Classes in Sugar Land, TX

Birth Classes in Sugar Land, TX Today we are pleased to introduce one of our newer instructors, Rachael Bradley. Rachael is a mother, a special education teacher, and a childbirth educator in Sugar Land, TX. We immediately noticed her gentle nature at training- but behind that is a deep passion for couples and their birth… Read more »

your amazing placenta

Your Amazing Placenta

Your Amazing Placenta The word “placenta” is from the Greek for flat cake or flat plate, which is descriptive of the round, flattish organ created by pregnant women at the very beginning of pregnancy. With the bag of waters attached to the placenta and surrounding the baby, together they nourish and protect the baby for… Read more »

Learning to Trust Your Instincts

Learning to Trust Your Instincts An instinct is an innate intelligence that helps ensure survival. Fish know how to swim, birds know how to build nests, you pull away when you touch something hot- instincts help us and other living things live another day. They give us an inborn map for making it through life…. Read more »

15 Tactics For Pumping Success

15 Tactics For Pumping Success

Human breastmilk is the biologically normal food for human infants. The modern woman, however, may have need of pumping her milk and feeding her baby from a bottle for a variety of reasons. Pumping, though sometimes necessary, may not always come naturally or easily. Simply grabbing the first pump you find and hooking up does… Read more »

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