Month: July 2016

I Need A Hero?

As I’ve been doing my observation to become a childbirth educator, I’ve noticed a very interesting phenomenon. I’ve been hearing a lot of doulas and CBE’s warn against the perils of people “helping” in the first few days after the baby is born. Their advice was to keep visitors out for the first few days and allow the parents and baby to recover from … Read More I Need A Hero?

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Bringing Over A Meal After A New Baby? Navigating Different Diets

  It’s a FANTASTIC tradition. After a family is blessed with a new baby, neighbors, friends, and family bring over meals to ease the family’s adjustment. This all used to be fairly straightforward when people tended to eat the same thing. Bring over a casserole/dessert/salad and help out. But now we live in a world where people eat a diversity of diets. Gluten free, … Read More Bringing Over A Meal After A New Baby? Navigating Different Diets