Monthly Archives: October 2015

Are Essential Oils Safe During Pregnancy?

Despite all of those sensationalized blog post you might read online, essential oils are overall extremely safe to use during pregnancy, and yes, even on children. I myself am a non-conservative. I like to try things out on myself, see […]

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6 Reasons Why Birth Plans Rock (and how to write one)

Are Birth Plans “Worse than Useless?” As an avid reader of all thing “birthy,” I have come across quite a number of articles suggesting that birth plans are a bad idea, or in one seemingly bitter  Obstetrician’s opinion– “Worse than […]

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Prevent Induction by Eating Dates?

Can Induction be Avoided? Oh how wonderful life would be if you only knew exactly when that little critter of yours will be born! But that’s just not how birth works now is it! And trying to force birth under a […]

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8 Things You’re Wrong On About Childbirth

Having fear and anxiety about childbirth can increase your chances of having a painful, high-intervention labor. The mind-body connecting in childbirth is real and powerful and also something we feel powerless to change. But it’s NOT impossible to change your […]

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