We haven’t talked about food in awhile, and it’s been even longer since we talked about breakfast. This, I think about as I sit in my bed… Read more “Nutrition in Pregnancy: Baked Omelet”
Does Your Baby Need to See a Pediatrician After a Home Birth?
Many of our clients wonder whether they will need to see a pediatrician after they have a home birth. Of course, this answer may be different depending… Read more “Does Your Baby Need to See a Pediatrician After a Home Birth?”
Why Does My Baby Have Blue Hands and Feet?
A concerned query about the blue feet and hands of a newborn is among the most frequent questions we hear in the immediate newborn period. Luckily, this… Read more “Why Does My Baby Have Blue Hands and Feet?”
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Pregnancy
Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve is compressed as it passes through the carpal tunnel in the wrist. During pregnancy, fluid retention can facilitate that… Read more “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Pregnancy”
Why Does My Newborn Have a Rash?
One of the most common newborn questions we get is whether the rash that is covering a new baby is something to be concerned about. Luckily, the… Read more “Why Does My Newborn Have a Rash?”
Nutrition in Pregnancy: Spaghetti Squash Casserole
When I lived in Phoenix, the first True Food Kitchen opened up near my house, and I fell in love with their spaghetti squash casserole. It was… Read more “Nutrition in Pregnancy: Spaghetti Squash Casserole”
Mod Midwives: Practical Advice for Midwifery Practice-Sanitization and Universal Precautions
This week’s episode may lack a little excitement and romance, it is one of the most important tasks of a midwifery practice. We discuss personal protective equipment,… Read more “Mod Midwives: Practical Advice for Midwifery Practice-Sanitization and Universal Precautions”
How Can I Tell if My Water is Leaking?
When we see birth depicted in TV and movies, labor often begins with a dramatic breaking of waters, followed immediately by the laboring person bending over and… Read more “How Can I Tell if My Water is Leaking?”
Home Birth Prep: Installing the Car Seat
One of the most important items on our “Home Visit Checklist” is to ask whether or not you have installed your baby’s car seat. In most cases,… Read more “Home Birth Prep: Installing the Car Seat”
All About Contractions in Pregnancy
Pretty much every day in our office, we are helping people puzzle out the contractions that normally occur during pregnancy to make certain there is not something… Read more “All About Contractions in Pregnancy”