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C-section? Cool, Swab & Suck

Establishing a newborn’s gut flora and the development of his or her immune system almost seems like a slam-dunk to me. However, I saw a handful of pregnant women that quickly reminded me that an infant’s gut bacteria flora is hardly a hot topic conversation. I was reminded today that …

Postpartum Videos Coming

Back in February I wrote a blog on postpartum advice specifically in reference to exercising. Read the blog so you have a general overview of how to approach the postpartum phase. After you’ve waited as long as you can stand it (hopefully six weeks or longer) and you are ready …

What’s the point?

People often ask me, “What’s the point of a natural birth?” meaning a drug-free vaginal birth. I mean we do live in the 21st century in which we can just numb the pain and magically a new baby appears. So, why then would we aim to endure a natural childbirth process? That …