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)
Hi all! Lots of updates and links to share. Classes – I’ve got a great workshop series of my classes being hosted by Beth at Leela Yoga. The first is Labor and Birth and it’s This Sunday!! I’m bringing the demonstration pelvis and baby so you know it’s going to be fun. Sign up at… Continue reading While you drink your tea
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
“Tell me what it is you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver
Before I get to that, can I just say, to all those parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc whose kids just completed their first week back to school – we did it. It may not feel like you survived, but you did. The schedules, forgotten backpacks and homework folders, meeting new teachers, “no you cannot go… Continue reading 5 Fun Breastfeeding Tips
See Enice’s whole poem here. May we all be able to not only dream our dream, but one day live it too.
I’m super excited to announce more classes for the coming months! I’m teaming up with Beth at Leela Yoga for a birth, postpartum, and breastfeeding workshop series at her beautiful yoga studio. Beth is also teaching her regular Prenatal Partners class for pregnant women and birth partners in September. Sign up for all of these workshops… Continue reading More Classes!
When you start seeing a lot of breasts on your facebook feed, you know something is up. Luckily, it’s World Breastfeeding Week, not summer break photos. The theme of this year’s week is to make a “concerted global action to support women to combine breastfeeding and work.” As you may imagine, I’m excited by this… Continue reading World Breastfeeding Week
I just took a little break from Island Midwife and did something I rarely do, I watched TV. Not only did I watch TV but I watched a whole season of a show. I won’t say which because it’s a little embarrassing, but Satisfying, like eating a big thing of chocolate, except now I feel… Continue reading Links and Updates