If you’re a mom, you already know that part of being a mother is constant concern about your child’s well-being. During my son’s first three months of life, I was always worried that he had a fever. (I think it was because if a baby under 3 months has a fever, you are supposed to… Read More Motherhood and The Flu Season
Do you know what is worse than being “hangry”? Being hangry and in labor! One of the bonuses (in my opinion) of delivering your baby in a birth center or at home is that you are not restricted in eating during labor. It was important to me that I would be able to nourish myself… Read More Snacks for labor (and after)
One month after my most recent brain surgery (to remove one of those brain tumors), my husband and I started to wonder what changes we could make to our lifestyles that would decrease the likelihood of a brain tumor recurring. We did not want to replace the medical care that I was receiving, but wanted to be… Read More Vegan(ish)
Last month, I was at a doctor’s appointment and as the nurse was taking my vitals, she casually asked where I gave birth to my son. I think she had assumed I would name one of the local hospitals, maybe even a birth center, but when I responded “at home”, she got a bit awkward… Read More You had your baby where?