Is my unborn baby at risk for COVID-19?

Is my unborn baby at risk for COVID-19? If I get COVID-19 while pregnant,  will I have other serious health consequences? Evidence based information for childbearing women Research concludes: Pregnant women who have COVID-19 have the same symptoms as the general...

Elderberry – Let’s clear up the confusion

In these uncertain times, we all want to know what we can do to strengthen our health for ourselves, our kids and our family members.  We want solid, high quality information to make decisions. One of my roles in supporting families is to vet and forward excellent...

Safety first at birth

Looking towards birth for a beloved mother & baby, we all put safety first, without question. What does safety mean to each one of us? When we start to unpack safety at birth, it has many dimensions. Health and well-being of mother and baby are foremost....

Mind the gap, part 2

During pregnancy women voraciously read books and blogs. You’re talking to anyone and everyone in your circle of friends and family who has had a baby. Probably selectively, since Aunt Agnes just tells horror stories. The women in your world help you define what is...

Mind the gap

Face it, new dads during pregnancy lag about six months behind new moms when it comes to getting it. That is, getting it about the birth, baby and beyond. Not all dads & partners lag, but, well, most do. In the birth community we are asking whether our...