Month: June 2017

How Potatoes Shaped Our Views on SIDS

Did you know that many of our current views on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome have connections to a fear of potatoes? During the period between 1300 and 1870, Europe and North America experienced colder winters than they had during the 1100’s and 1200’s or during the 20th century. The years between 1600 and 1800 were the height of what has been called the “Little … Read More How Potatoes Shaped Our Views on SIDS

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Things Movies Get Wrong About Birth

Fact: Movies are not a realistic reflection of real life. Another fact: This is especially true when it comes to childbirth. According to a recent survey by Childbirth Connection, 68% of moms say they get their information about birth from TV. This is very troubling because TV and movies have so little accurate information about childbirth. This is probably one of the most frequently … Read More Things Movies Get Wrong About Birth

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Now Open For Enrollment! Happier, Healthier, Easier: Breastfeeding In The Real World!

Happier, Healthier, Easier: Breastfeeding In The Real World is now open for enrollment! I am so excited about this class!!! Putting the curriculum together was an adventure. This is the first breastfeeding class to address the many experiences that mothers have breastfeeding in the real world. Rather than being based in theory and assuming that you will have a flawless experience breastfeeding, this class … Read More Now Open For Enrollment! Happier, Healthier, Easier: Breastfeeding In The Real World!