A Day at Home with a Postpartum Doula

There was an article going around a few weeks ago called “A Day at Home with a Newborn”. Articles like these always inspire laughs in moms who understand what it’s like, but they make me sad and frustrated, because I want to reach into the computer and shout, “Hire a postpartum doula!!” The author doesn’t get a…

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An Open Letter to Guests

(I wrote this a while ago and it appeared in a whole bunch of major newspapers when the Royal Baby was born in 2013. It was also featured on NPR’s website, SheKnows.com, and many other sites!) Family members and friends will flock to your house when you have a new arrival. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED…

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Feed your newborn sushi!*

You just had your baby. She’s 3 days old and you’re heading home from the hospital. When you get home, feed your baby sushi as soon as possible. And then for the next meal, probably falafel. Because of course you want her to get used to eating a variety of foods right away! If all…

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Baby Q&A:: 4 Ways to Get Your Husband to Help Out More!

Q:: How can I get my husband to help out more with the baby? I feel like I have to do it all and I never get a break – I’m starting to feel very resentful towards him and it’s leading to even MORE stress! A::This is a SUPER common issue with clients and mama…

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