B is for BREATHE

B is for BREATHE

Every breathe you take, every step you make…… Let’s go through the “Breathe” steps when it comes to pregnancy and birth. I find myself doing different breathing techniques even when I’m not in labor! Like when my kids don’t...
A is for Accept

A is for Accept

Accept or Deny.  In every aspect in our lives we either accept or deny its existence, right? We can accept that today a day for chores or deny the pile of laundry exists until it starts crawling out of the hamper. We can accept it’ll be a hot day and put in the...
When Morning Sickness Becomes All-day Sickness.

When Morning Sickness Becomes All-day Sickness.

Morning Sickness That Won’t Go Away. Morning sickness during pregnancy is more than just puking once a day. It’s a sickness that can last all day long for weeks or even months. It’s no secret that the majority of women spend the first trimester of...
Doula Diary- The Truth.

Doula Diary- The Truth.

Truth is, yes I make this work personal. You are allowing a birth doula into your personal life. Open arms, welcoming your doula to emotionally support you before birth and during labor. You will connect with your doula on a whole new lever then you’ve ever...
Labor Induction- Deciding What’s Best For You.

Labor Induction- Deciding What’s Best For You.

Why you might choose to induce labor and why it’s okay.  Choosing a labor induction in the hospital is based on two things. 1, your choice, and 2, your doctors choice. No one else can per-sway your decision here and if they try it’ll only result in someone...
Did Someone Say Maple Syrup?

Did Someone Say Maple Syrup?

Why Western MA is known for it’s Maple Syrup. If you live in Western MA you know that sugaring season is upon us. Fresh maple syrup, yummy maple candy and best of all the joy of eating local AND watching the art of making this syrup all in one place. Heck you...