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The post in which we wonder "Why doula?"

Dearest Reader,

Today I no longer have to wonder how many minutes it takes to soft boil an egg, or ruminate on the history behind phrases such as “final nail in the coffin”. 345 more words



I don’t want it in coffee spoons
Not even in whiskey shots
If you can’t measure it in
Roiling waves and ocean
Swells flash flood sweeps
Or a Kraken’s lashing…


I was slathered in oil: the nourishing heart of Abhyanga massage and Shirodhara treatment.

And I mean that.  Totally and completely.  But it was a good thing.

As part of my “be kind to hard working body” project that I mentioned in my post about… 833 more words


22 Months: Welcome Lil' Sis Elsa!

January 21 2015

Born 1/21/2015 at exactly 1:00 AM EST, Elsa Aleksandra Sasse arrived 3 weeks early. Thank goodness as she was already +8 pounds and 19.5 inches long!   213 more words


Flavour Shows Off His Baby Mama and Daughter on Instagram [PICS]

Flavour posted a picture of Sandra Okagbue and their Daughter on instagram and tagged it ‘Bless your Family’

The high life singer, who’s been very discreet about his daughter who was born in September 2014, posted this pic on his instagram page. 25 more words


Messi Congratulate Shakira and Pique over Birth of Second Son

The Colombian singer gave birth to her baby boy at the same clinic, Quiron Teknon Hospital in Barcelona, where she gave birth to fist son Milan two years ago. 85 more words


Glucose testing in pregnancy: Should it be routine?

Aviva Romm, MD discusses the ins and outs of testing for gestational diabetes in her blog.