Month: October 2017

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Let Me Level With You About…Ultrasound

Sonograms are everywhere for expectant parents! But there are some things you need to know about keeping your baby safe. Vimeo YouTube

Breastfeeding Advice from the Midwife of Auschwitz

Unless you’re really into World War II history¬† or you have been keeping up on the latest individuals to be beatified by the Catholic Church, you may not have heard of Stanislawa Lecysynska. She didn’t attempt to assassinate anyone. She didn’t win any battles. She didn’t blow up any munitions factories or bridges. She didn’t find out any crucial bits of military intelligence. She … Read More Breastfeeding Advice from the Midwife of Auschwitz

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Let Me Level With You About…Electronic Fetal Monitoring

Ah, American maternity care. High tech, low results. Here is the video: Vimeo YouTube  

Can I Consume It While I’m Breastfeeding?

The answer is yes… and no… and maybe under certain conditions… In no particular order, here are some of the most commonly questioned substances and the verdict on each one: Tobacco No. Obviously, no one should smoke. Ever. But there are certain risks associated with breastfeeding and smoking. Heavy smokers (20+ cigarettes a day) increase the likelihood of passing nicotine to the baby. The … Read More Can I Consume It While I’m Breastfeeding?