Tag Archives: Baby Care

"My Greatest Acheivement to Date"

By Guest Blogger Emma White I should probably start by mentioning the fact that my son was a very long, big baby and I am only 5ft tall – his head never engaged into my pelvis and i never went … Continue reading

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Everything in Birth is Your Choice

“Everything in your life is your choice.  If you choose to let someone else make your choices, that, too, is a choice.” When it comes to your birth experience, what can you choose? The answer is anything, and everything.  Birth … Continue reading

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Making the "Right" Parenting Choices

As parents we are always making decisions for our children, starting from the day we try to conceive.  We all want what is best for our children and we always do our best to make what we believe are the … Continue reading

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Dangers of “Crying It Out”

Damaging children and their relationships for the longterm. Published on December 11, 2011 by Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D. in Moral Landscapes http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/moral-landscapes/201112/dangers-crying-it-out “Letting babies “cry it out” is an idea that has been around since at least the 1880s when the … Continue reading

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Whats Wrong With This Picture? Why Do We Only Give Lip Service to Breastfeeding?

I have recently read posts online about how bottle feeding moms are being made to feel inadequate by breastfeeding mothers and about how the pressures to breastfeed are making those who choose not to feel like they are bad mothers. … Continue reading

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Birth is not a crisis…

By Elizabeth Payne, Ottawa Citizen October 18, 2011 “While having a baby at home and live online may seem wacky, it draws attention to how rare natural childbirth has become, writes Elizabeth Payne. Nancy Salgueiro is not crazy. She is … Continue reading

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When are you due?

The term due date creates a lot of misconceptions.  It implies that you are due to have your baby by a specific date, but this is not the case.   You are not “due” to have your baby by 40 weeks.  … Continue reading

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"And nobody told me…"

“…that the birth matters…and so do I.” by C Lo on September 2, 2011 http://andnobodytoldme.com/2011/09/that-the-birth-matters-and-so-do-i/#comment-4707 There is a mantra that we have culturally adopted regarding birth. “Nothing else matters as long as there is a healthy baby” And, I don’t … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Circumcision

I was recently asked my thoughts on circumcision. This is what I have to say about it. My thoughts on circumcision are in line with my thoughts on pretty much all topics related to the human body. The human body … Continue reading

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