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Words on Pregnancy: 4 Minutes

Here are a couple words on pregnancy to help you out. Have a look at how magical you are… You body busy growing another human without even needing to think about it. Aren’t you incredible! Imagine how beneficial it is to do something that feels good to you everyday during this creational process. What is […]

Dads explain how they became the perfect birth partners

Birth Partners: Well-Informed Dads are Perfect

I often get asked, ‘Should I bring my partner to the birthing class? The short answer is that up-to-date dads serve as the perfect birth partners. Birth partners are people who give birthing mothers emotional and physical support during the process. Evidence shows that mothers may be able to handle labor much better when a […]

Newborn development: Aaron and Rocky's first three months

Newborn Development: First Three Months

Newborn Development: In the first three months, newborns don’t want to be down the hall or even in another room. They want to be in reaching distance at all times. They are not controlling you, manipulating you or trying to freak you out. They don’t want to be scheduled or ‘independent’ They are completely dependent […]

I'm relaxing until my little one arrives. Please help me relax by not asking if its happened yet.

Pregnancy and Social Pressure

When I talk about pregnancy and pressure, I don’t mean the kind your baby puts on your bladder but rather the kind people put on you! An expecting mother may feel uncomfortable by social pressures around her wondering about her pregnancy. I received a message from a beautiful soon to be mummy today. “Hi Red! Hope […]

Mother holding her newborn baby

Preparing for Birth: Confidence and Trust are Essential

When preparing for birth, a positive mindset may just be the most important thing for parents. Gentle, beautiful, love based births can happen in any setting. I bow to all you amazing parents who put in the effort, trust the magic and actively participate in making your birth dreams come true! Here is an email […]

Pregnancy Moon is Here!

Super excited to announce the Pregnancy Moon website is up and registration is open! The feedback has been so overwhelming positive, thank you all and keep it coming! It was serendipitous that our planned launch of Pregnancy Moon last night happen to coincide with overnight house guest..Debra Pascali-Bonaro! Many of you know her well from […]

Prenatal Parenting Workshop and Belly Pots

(Photo Credit: Lennart Nilsson ~20weeks) We have been learning a lot for some years now about womb life. It is no longer a dark and mysterious place but rather a well understood, private, cosmos. As we gain more information about the senses, the sensitivities, and the power to learn of the unborn baby, we are […]

Birth plan infographic

How to Create Your Birth Plan

Source: https://thebestseasonofmylife.wordpress.com/2015/08/20/a-downloadable-visual-birth-plan/ Knowing how to create birth plans are a necessary part of the birth process. When birth happens, birth plans give parents and caretakers something to stick to. I’m a big fan of birth plans especially for birth in hospital settings. If you are birthing at home with a midwife you have probably had lots […]