As my doula client hit 42 weeks with no signs of labor, I was looking for inspirational quotes on waiting. The first one that came up was how patience isn’t waiting, it’s how you act while waiting. Well, here’s the thing, if you CAN wait patiently, calmly, etc...awesome. Go you! But what if or when you can’t? If you do your waiting, like me, with a little (or a lot of) crazy, anxious, emotional, etc. I want you to know two things. You’re not alone and it’s okay. You have perm
The Case for Baby Massage.
Squish! Few things in my world rank better than a soft baby's bottom. Then the cheeks, the thighs, and so on! A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of presenting on the topic of infant massage to a group of new and expectant parents. I thought I'd share some of the highlights with you here and would love to hear from you if this is something you'd be interested in learning more of with me?! First of all I just love this quote by Vimala McClure, founder of the International