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Birth Boot Camp is a complete program designed to arm couples with the education to make informed decisions about pregnancy and birth. It includes accurate information from knowledgeable birth professionals. It is thorough, up-to-date and entertaining!
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the birth of my first child at home with a midwife in 1989 followed by two more natural unmedicated at home births, in 1990 and 1993. Feeling empowered by my own birthing experience, and wanting to make a difference for other women, I decided to pursue an education in women’s health and mother-baby care through the Texas Department of health’s Documented Midwife program and held that documentation with the state for 5 years. During that time I supported many women in the natural childbirth process. I am forever in awe at the amazing strength and ability that birthing women possess, and I am honored and blessed to be teaching Birth Boot Camp Classes in Euless, Texas and the surrounding DFW area.
1 cup of Oats 1/2 cup peanut butter or almond butter 1/3 cup honey 1/2-1 cup coconut 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips or raisins 1/2 cup ground flax seed or powdered milk 1 tsp vanilla Mix it together and let it sit in the fridge for 30 minutes or so, then roll into balls. If Read more about Protein Packed Peanut Butter Balls[…]
Why I Love the Moses Basket Moses baskets are the best. I personally used a Moses basket with all three of my babies and I consider it a must have item to get you though the newborn stage. I paid an arm and a leg for a beautiful bassinet and not one of my babies Read more about Moses Basket Benefits[…]
Sip ginger tea at bedtime or in the morning. A number of studies have shown that ginger can reduce the nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Even though no side effects or adverse outcomes occurred in the research on ginger tea, it’s a good idea to check with your care provider before using it – or Read more about Ginger Tea for Morning Sickness[…]
Many of you know that bone broth is easy on the digestion, and an excellent way to boost your immune system. What isn’t as well known is that broth can help reduce cellulite by improving connective tissue, increase hair growth/strength, improve digestive issues and remineralize teeth. Nothing replaces electrolytes and soothes the soul like a Read more about Labor Boosting Bone Broth[…]
Feel free to experiment and make your own version of these tasty delights, just make sure that you include the 3 main ingredients: oats, brewers yeast, and flax seed. These ingredients are what makes the cookies magical in producing more breast milk. Be sure to purchase slow cooking rolled oats from a whole foods store, Read more about Lactation Cookies[…]
A common question comes up when I tell people I teach women how to have a ‘natural’ childbirth, and the question is WHY. Why would someone want a natural childbirth? When we look at other mammals (remember, humans are mammals), when birth gets messed up so does bonding. It has been said that if we Read more about Why Natural Childbirth[…]
In order to speed healing in the sensitive area where baby has made an appearance, this postpartum herbal bath recipe will soothe soreness, aid in healing hemorrhoids that sometimes appear from pushing and discourage infection. This bath will encourage much needed relaxation and healing. Lavender This relaxing floral scent was an important ingredient in ancient Roman Read more about Postpartum Herbal Bath[…]
There are many recipes out there for a labor-aid electrolyte drinks for laboring mom. I think this one is a very good one and easy to make as well. A wonderful drink to keep you going during labor day. 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup raw honey 1/4 tsp good sea salt 1 tablet Read more about Labor-Aid Recipe[…]
This delicious smoothies is easy to make and gives you an excellent start to your day Minutes to Prepare: 5 Number of Servings: 1 Ingredients: 8 oz. Milk 1 Medium Banana 1 Tbsp Peanut Butter, smooth or crunchy Dash of Cinnamon (Optional) 5 Ice Cubes Directions Put all ingredients in a blender and blend 1 and a Read more about Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie[…]
Cloth diapers is an option you may want to consider for your newborn. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the cloth diapering choices, and you want a simple system, I’m going to give you my vote for the simplest cloth diapering system for a newborn. Invest in 24 small size prefold diapers and 6 water Read more about Simple Cloth Diapering[…]