Summer Hydration & Electrolyte Balance

Summer Hydration & Electrolyte Balance

With the heat of summer it’s important to keep ourselves hydrated and keep our electrolytes balanced. Hydration is so important to the proper functioning of our bodies.  How Much Water Should We Drink? The general rule is to take your body weight and divide it by half...
Coronavirus & Pregnancy

Coronavirus & Pregnancy

Updated 3/26/2020 In the midst of the current coronavirus epidemic, many of our pregnant mamas are asking us “How does this affect me?”, “Should I stop working?”, “Should I come to my prenatal visits?”. While this is all so new and...
Postpartum Depression / Perinatal Mood Disorders

Postpartum Depression / Perinatal Mood Disorders

Postpartum Depression is now often referred to as Perinatal Mood Disorder because these issues are not just limited to postpartum or to just depression. Depression, anxiety and other mood disorders are common in pregnancy and the first year postpartum and the new term...
Midwives & Doulas In The News – CNN Report

Midwives & Doulas In The News – CNN Report

CNN reports that Midwives & Doulas can improve health care access and quality of care to moms and babies. Beautiful story of a Native American family having a homebirth in New Mexico. “A growing body of research suggests that services and support from either...
Coronavirus & Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Infant Loss

October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month. Losing a baby or child at any age or stage is not easy and it can be one of the hardest things in life to face. It’s comforting to know that when walking through loss and grief, there are people around us...