Our very first couple from the North Pole had their baby and are so sweet to share their pregnancy and birth pictures with us. These are the pregnancy pictures and you can find maternity, birth photography (and slideshow), and newborn/welcome home/ nursing pics in separate posts. Our ice breaking picture is on the #InappropriateElf Blog […]
Our very first couple from the North Pole had their baby and are so sweet to share their pregnancy and birth pictures with us. These are the newborn, welcome home & nursing pictures and you can find pregnancy, maternity and birth photography (and slideshow) pics in separate posts.
I often ask women who are expecting if they have prepared for breastfeeding. Sometimes I get “I took a breastfeeding class at the hospital” or “I read a book,” but often I just get a blank stare. Prepare for breastfeeding? Why prepare for breastfeeding? It is natural, right? Yes, breastfeeding is instinctual for babies, but […]
Breastfeeding is one of the most important things you can do for your child. We can learn a lot from other mammals.
As part of #GivingTuesday, Birth Boot Camp® will be donating $75 from every online childbirth education class sale to Best for Babes from Tuesday November 27 through Tuesday December 4. The Best for Babes Foundation is the only mainstream non-profit cause dedicated to helping women overcome the many barriers they face that end their breastfeeding […]
With the passing of Thanksgiving we welcome the beginning of the holiday season! In the spirit of giving, Birth Boot Camp is offering a ONE DAY $75 off promotional deal on Cyber Monday. (Cyber Monday is the Monday after Thanksgiving when companies all over the internet offer the best deals of the year.) To celebrate, […]
Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. Sometimes, it seems like the only holiday that has been left relatively untouched by the overarching, plastic coated, consumerism that has slowly overtaken every other celebration. But Thanksgiving is still a holiday about a virtue – gratitude, thankfulness, noticing the good and being grateful for it. What can […]
Pregnancy is a time when most every woman decides to start taking prenatal vitamins. But there are so many choices out there. How do you decide WHICH prenatal vitamin to take? Of course, you should consult your health care provider first. Many woman prefer to take a prenatal that is whole food based and doesn’t […]
Doulas have proven to be a great way for the entire family to have a more wonderful birth experience. A doula assists the mother and father to get the birth that they desire. An experienced doula will feel comfortable doing everything from navigaing the procedures in the hospital to showing dad how to comfort mom. […]
Does protein matter in pregnancy? Many women and care providers feel that it does. Any body builder knows that to build a healthy body he or she must get adequate protein. Some feel that the same is true for a woman building a baby body. Many women report that when they get adequate protein in […]