What my kids & others are getting for Christmas (Some practical, some fun)

Art supplies - holiday gift

When you order online, this week is the week to do it in order to get gifts in time for Christmas.  Even places that advertise 2-day shipping can get backed up for the holidays, and we don’t want to be doing a mad wrapping session Christmas Eve.  So, shopping now it is. These are the […]

Folate vs Folic Acid, MTHFR, and Why I Regret Taking My Prenatal Vitamin

mthfr and folate

The day after my little guy was born, I was sitting on the couch trying to improve his latch and in my oxytocin-induced la la land thought, ‘hmm I ate well with him, took a food-derived prenatal, and had good nutrition prior to conception. Why does he seem to have a slight tongue tie (midline […]

3 Decisions Made During Labor that Affect Your Baby’s Health and Your Recovery Time

Intervention Free Birth

The environment you labor in and the interventions that you have during labor can not only affect your baby’s health, but can also affect your recovery time.  Thinking about these early on and making a decision about what you would do in different scenarios can ensure that you understand the risks and benefits of different […]