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Sweet sleep! conversations with baby sleep experts

Sweet sleep! conversations with baby sleep experts

What made you decide to become a sleep consultant/coach? Erica: I was a doula for close to two decades and a lactation counselor for many years before having my own baby. When he turned 1yr, I found a sleep coach […]

Find balance and heal with Acupuncture

Find balance and heal with Acupuncture

How have you used acupuncture to support wellness and recovery for new moms? Due to the nature of the birthing process, many of our patients struggle with hip or pelvic pain and discomfort for several weeks after the birth of […]

Hypnobirthing and hypnosis for pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum

For those of us new to the topic, what is hypnotherapy? Hypnotherapy is the therapeutic use of hypnosis. Hypnosis is an altered state of the mind similar to the day dreaming state which provides us the access to our own […]

Yes, black moms face more challenges and yes we can change that

Yes, black moms face more challenges and yes we can change that

Today we share a powerful poetic piece by one of our providers. A poem from Simone Black History Month. And thank you kindly for the 28 of 365 to celebrate us. A nation built On our backs And in our […]

Empowering African American Moms

We talked to Zina DeMonde about empowering African American moms. We love what she had to say: We are all women of color, just different colors. All women want the same thing – a healthy baby, a healthy mom and […]

The moving target of balance in motherhood

The moving target of balance in motherhood

As I slink out of a dark bed, careful not to disturb the pillows and covers, I turn and take one last look at my sleeping daughters – laid out like football players signaling a touchdown. They are 5 years […]

4 ways to protect your mental health while sleep deprived

The truth about sleep deprivation As a new parent, you may have been told to prepare for frequent feeds, dirty diapers, and lots of tears. But something that often gets brushed over is the level of sleep deprivation you can […]

Coping With Anxiety During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Coping With Anxiety During Pregnancy and Postpartum

We have all experienced anxiety, uncertainty, a feeling of being overwhelmed and not able to control our thoughts or emotions at one time or another. In the sleep deprived, sometimes stressful transition to new motherhood, these feelings may seem heightened. […]

Postpartum depression and anxiety diagnosis and my personal recovery

On Becoming What I Needed: How my experience with a perinatal mood and anxiety diagnosis helped me to be a better mother and practitioner. I feel guilt around the ease of my first two births. During each postpartum period, nursing […]

Acupuncture for postpartum depression and anxiety

“If you have suffered from anxiety before pregnancy or are experiencing it now for the first time, there is help for you.  Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine offers great relief of the symptoms associated with anxiety and depression.  This comes […]