Postpartum Dinner-Mexican Lasagna

January 19, 2020

This is a warm, hearty meal for that new family you have been trying to find ways to help. OR, if you’re the partner of someone who has just given birth-I encourage you to try your hand at this. You won’t be disappointed!! It has plenty of good fats from both the turkey and the…

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Postpartum Depression

December 31, 2019

The words ‘Postpartum Depression’ bring up all kinds of thoughts and feelings for many….for families with new infants, for birthing people who have had a traumatic birth experience…..for people who have special needs children who were premature….and for women and families with perfectly normal, healthy deliveries and healthy infants. Postpartum Depression (PPD) and Postpartum Mood…

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Postpartum Breakfast-Oatmeal Blueberry Pancakes

December 30, 2019

There could not be an easier, heartier pancake recipe out there. This one packs a punch of whole grains, good healthy fats from the egg and coconut oil and one of the most antioxidant rich fruits on planet earth-blueberries. Choose organic + gluten free wherever possible. Ingredients: 1C Oats, 2Tbsp coconut oil, 1 large egg,…

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How to Survive the Holidays with a New Baby!

December 26, 2019

So Christmas is over….but that’s not the only holiday this time of year. You may still be celebrating Hanukkah, starting Kwanzaa or just looking ahead to the New Year celebration. Maybe there are still friends and family in your home, or there are more on the way. Here are a few tips to managing the…

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Postpartum Lunch

December 8, 2019

A large part of postpartum recovery is just that….recovery. We can’t recover, from anything, without appropriate nutrient intake. As a nutritionist, I have SO many quick, nutrient packed meals that I can’t wait to share. My first and most favorite quick lunch is a turkey wrap. This lunch has all the good fats, protein and…

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Doula Services Near Me

November 17, 2019

As I put the final touches on the website (final? not sure they will ever be final-haha) I am learning so much about what types of terms people look for on the web as they begin their search for a birth doula or a postpartum doula. What stands out for me, which is prompting this…

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Why Should I Hire a Postpartum Doula?

November 9, 2019

The benefits of a postpartum doula are innumerable. Imagine you have never mowed your lawn before….ever. You go to one of those big box stores and buy this super fancy, complicated mower with all of these moving parts and things you have to assemble…then if you manage to get this thing home in one piece,…

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What the Heck is Mastitis?

October 16, 2019

Mastitis is inflammation of the breast tissue that sometimes involves an infection, typically in the ducts that produce milk in the breast. The inflammation can result in: Pain Swelling Warmth Redness Fever, chills & flu-like symptoms Sometimes, an itchy rash can also be present The breast is composed of several glands and ducts that lead…

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4 Maybe-Slightly-Taboo Postpartum Must Haves

October 11, 2019

You have just brought your beautiful bundle of joy home….but you feel less than a beautiful bundle of joy yourself. You came home in those oh-so-lovely mesh panties with a diaper sized menstrual pad in them to catch whatever it is that’s coming out of you still (that stuff is called Lochia, but we will…

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