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Reaching out and reaching in…

There’s this thing that happens to me every time I’m at a hospital birth. (In a minute, you’ll understand why this doesn’t happen at home births.) My birthing couple and I are doing our thing, we’re dancing or resting, or … Continue reading

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Talking to Kids about Consent

Trigger Warning, this post mentions abuse. I just found this in my drafts. Not sure why I never posted it… still relevant, so here ya go!  I shared a wonderful story earlier this week on my facebook page that I … Continue reading

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Solidarity, Sanity and Self respect

When I read about the attack in Paris, I was outraged, horrified, nauseous. I’m sure you can relate. Because you were sitting in your living room, or the office, or you were at the gym, or you were asleep in … Continue reading

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Essential oils, anyone?

Some thoughts about Essential Oils: I’ve been using essential oils here and there for about 6 years. I’ve tried several brands and noticed that higher quality oils have an effect, while the cheaper oils smelled nice but didn’t do much … Continue reading

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More monitoring, less care

This article was posted on a pregnancy information board I follow: Israelis develop wearable device for non-stop fetal monitoring It got a few likes, no comments so far, but it was posted on a Sat night… At times like these, … Continue reading

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“Return to the land of your soul…”

I love this song. It’s about coming home, it’s about finding yourself. And it’s definitely about me, right now. As you can probably tell from my facebook posts, and my facebook page, and many of my posts here, I love … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Sharing Your Birth Story

http://www.popsugar.com/moms/What-Home-Birth-Like-36487613?utm_source=huffingtonpost.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=pubexchange_facebook This post has been making the social media rounds. And it was enough to pull me out of my blogging hibernation. This is the power of your story! Here are my personal and professional thoughts on this woman’s very … Continue reading

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