Colic – Every New Parent’s Fear The dreaded “C” word that all new parents fear they might hear. Colic. For parents of a new baby, hearing that their little one may be struggling through colic can put even seasoned parents on edge. You walk into the pediatrician’s office, worrying for the worst and are instantly… Continue reading Colic 101: What to Do?
Hats off! Mittens off! The only thing that should be between mom and baby is the loving magical touch of their skin. The newborn hat is something that has become quite common in delivery rooms and it is certainly something that parents often keep tucked safely away as a keepsake. I know that I… Continue reading Take It All Off: Why You Should Ditch the Hat and Mitts After Birth
The long awaited nine months is over and baby is here! What a blessing and joy it finally is to see, hold, smell and touch your new precious bundle. When that tiny baby is placed into your arms, he or she is the ultimate reward for your nine months of careful preparation. Mom and Dad/Partner… Continue reading Visitors After Birth
I can still see the yellow isolation gowns from the NICU team lined up against the wall during my oldest daughter, Lillian’s birth. Terrified and confused, I looked at my midwife Annie who I loved so much and had built nine months of a trusting relationship with. She saw the look on my face as… Continue reading The Magic of Skin-to-Skin