Every year we try to do 1-3 backpacking trips. One is a family trip with all five of us and another family with kids. These are usually 2-5 miles in and 2 nights long. Christian likes to do a solo trip if he can that is long and hard but he gets to some pretty… Continue reading Get Outside
It has been an interesting and sometimes scary past few months that has culminated in social distancing, hoarding at the grocery stores, and many people infected with COVID-19. The recommendations for pregnant and postpartum people are coming in from the CDC, WHO, and other international agencies all based on what little evidence they can gather.… Continue reading Slowing Down – COVID-19 Preparations
California is burning again. Not all of California, thankfully, but it feels like when one part is on fire everyone is affected in some way. My heart hurts for those fellow Californians who lost their homes, animals, friends … who have lost so much. I cannot imagine what it would be to be in that… Continue reading Fire and smoke
I am so excited about this post, written by the fabulous Rachel! If you’re ever wondered about at-home IUIs (intrauterine insemination) for yourself or a loved one, this is the place to start, and then you can always contact us for more information. The logistics of a home intrauterine insemination (IUI) are pretty simple.… Continue reading All About IUIs
I’m starting off this New Year with a repost about nutrition from my postpartum blog series. You can find the original post and the rest of the series here. Soon I’ll be doing a recap of 2017 and all the babies and families I was so privileged to work = so much love and thanks… Continue reading Repost: Nutrition to start things off right!
If you do a Google search for “Essure birth control,” the first hit is the Essure official site and the second joins you to be a part of the law suit against it. Probably not the best sign. In theory, the Essure device sounds pretty good – a permanent birth control for people with internal… Continue reading This is not the birth control option for you (and better options)
This is a field I don’t know too much about, maybe reading the occasional article or hearing a story, likely related to how nutrition affects cancer growth. But lately, I’m hearing about cancer over and over and I’m feeling compelled to write about what I’m reading. Probably everyone has had someone in their family or community… Continue reading I’ve been hearing a lot about cancer lately
I was listening to this program recently and was blown away by a couple things. First, by the amazing amount of information – one of the better Forum episodes, in my opinion – and then by the crazy statistics the guests were delivering. Like that the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) recently did a… Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes: What You Can Do