Contractions 101

FOR MANY WOMEN AND THEIR PARTNERS, CONTRACTIONS CAN BE SOMETHING THEY’RE MOST ANXIOUS ABOUT DURING THEIR PREGNANCY. HOW WILL THE CONTRACTIONS FEEL? CAN THEY HANDLE THE PAIN? WHEN WILL THEY START? IS THIS THE REAL THING? IN THIS POST, WE’LL DISCUSS TYPES OF...

The 4 Month Sleep Regression

YOUR BABY’S SLEEPING WELL AT NIGHT AND FOR NAPS, YOU HAVE A DEPENDABLE RHYTHM – YOU REALLY FEEL LIKE YOU HAVE THIS PARENTING THING DOWN AND HAVE HIT YOUR STRIDE. ALL IS GOING WELL UNTIL ABOUT FOUR MONTHS AND SUDDENLY YOU’RE UP EVERY TWO HOURS AGAIN WITH A FUSSY...

What?! You Were in Labor for Three Days…?!

You have likely heard stories, or have a friend or family member, who reports their labor lasted not just twenty-four or forty-eight hours, but literally DAYS!  Why is it that some people have multi-day labors, is it labor at all, and what can be done to address it?...

When to Introduce a Pacifier

ONE OF THE MOST COMMON QUESTIONS WE HEAR FROM OUR CLIENTS IS WHEN THE BEST TIME TO INTRODUCE A PACIFIER. THE ANSWER–LIKE MOST OF THE ANSWERS WE GIVE–IS THAT IT DEPENDS! Pacifiers come with a number of benefits, including: Satisfies your baby’s...