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I will be your calming goat.

I just watched Ferdinand with my kids and I just love the character of Lupe. She’s so fun and enthusiastic and a bit vulgar and I’m not going lie, I enjoy that. 236 more words


Birth and Baby's First Hour

This episode covers second stage labor – the birth of a baby, third stage – the delivery of the placenta, and the first hour of baby’s life. 42 more words

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Picking This Back Up

Obviously I haven’t been around lately. I took a break because I decided to start homeschooling my boys (long story). I have been focusing on creating routine here while keeping it pretty simple. 392 more words


Understanding Labor Pain

I discuss the physiology of pain and ways that people who have been through birth  describe how contractions feel. Given all of the physical changes and challenges of labor, it’s not surprising it is painful for many people. 98 more words

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Labor Pain Toolbox

Podcast Episode 1: The most common question from people preparing for labor is ‘how will we handle the pain’? This episode provides an overview of all the tools that we can stock in a Toolbox for Coping with Labor Pain. 98 more words

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How to increase pain in childbirth

Labour is hard work, there is no two ways about it. Even the name of it ‘labour’ tells us that, it is hard physical work. When the work to be done requires so much mental concentration that brainwaves slow down from active Beta to distracted Alpha to turn the focus inwards then labour has truly begun. 904 more words


Early Bird Tip: Nutrition

Nutrition is something that I talk a lot about in my Bradley Method® classes.  I love to teach about childbirth and I love to learn and share about nutrition too.  263 more words