3 Yoga Stretches for Healthy Shoulders While Breastfeeding

Here are three great poses to help keep your shoulders healthy throughout your breastfeeding journey: Face a wall and place one arm out to the side shoulder height. Bend that arm to 90*. Slowly start to peel your body away from the wall until only the arm and shoulder are touching the wall. Breathe deeply, open mouth exhale. Move slowly, … Read More

Acupuncture Points that Help with Breastfeeding and Milk Supply

Low milk supply, mastitis, clogged ducts, and slow let down are common speak among breast feeding mothers. Some causative factors could be traumatic birth, C-section, excess IV fluids, and/or breast reduction surgery. In Chinese medicine we view the root cause of breast feeding problems in terms of lack of blood, too much blood or fluids becoming blocked in the acupuncture … Read More

Breastfeeding is amazing…and HARD!

Breastfeeding is amazing; however, like most things that are special and amazing, it can be HARD. For so long, you’ve given your body to grow this tiny perfect baby, and just when you think that’s over, you now realize you have to give just as much to continue to nourish this little life. Every two hours – if not more. … Read More

Podcast 073: Dr. Harvey Karp: The Happiest Baby on the Block

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Dr. Harvey Karp, one of America’s leading pediatricians and child development experts. His celebrated books/videos, The Happiest Baby on the Block, The Happiest Toddler on the Block and The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep have teach his insights into child development (e.g. the Calming Reflex, the 5 S’s … Read More

Podcast 072: Why Sex is So Hard After Baby | Kimberly Johnson

Our guest on this episode of “Healthy Births, Happy Babies” is Kimberly Johnson, a Somatic Experiencing trauma resolution practitioner, Certified Sexological Bodyworker, doula, postpartum care advocate and single mom. In this episode, we will cover: Why sex changes so much after baby arrives and how to redefine it for yourself and for partner so you’re both happy the relationship between sex, connection … Read More