Effective Apologies

Relationship Skills, Part 2 (See Part 1, “Two Ears, One Mouth” HERE)By Laura Wood, LMSW, CHt, BHE Don’t allow your ego to be in charge of the defining moments in your life. As promised, this one is about apologies. What is an apology? In its…

Two Ears, One Mouth

Relationship Skills, Part 1(Read Part 2, Effective Apologies, HERE) by Laura Ross Wood, LMSW, CHt, BHE Have you heard the saying about how we have two ears and one mouth for a reason? It’s all about one of the most poorly understood relation…

Nutrition FAQs

by Jenna Montano, Birth Assistant There are several frequently-asked questions that the nurses get around the clinic and on the nurse line. Here, I’d like to talk about a few of the things that come up the most frequently in pregnancy and postp…

Should You Wear a Seat Belt When You’re Pregnant?

By Nancy Anthony, NHTSA-Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician YES! That’s a simple one! The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), doctors, and Child Passenger Safety experts all agree that wearing a seat belt through…

You Want Me to get Physical Therapy on My What?!?

By Yelena Baras, CNM If you’ve had a visit with me in the clinic during or outside of pregnancy, you’ve inevitably heard me rant about how important it is to devote the proper amount of time and energy to your pelvic floor. You’ve heard me debu…

Ode to the Kids of COVID

by Robin Hayter, Lactation Consultant This one is dedicated to the children: the newborns, the toddlers, the school-aged, and all of the new graduates. Approximately 15 months ago, life as we know it ceased. COVID-19 has had an immense impa…

Vitamin D

by Stephanie Sanchez, RN, IBCLC, Birth Assistant Ahhh, good ‘ol vitamin D… the “sunshine” vitamin. Surely you’ve been nagged by someone in your life about the importance of getting enough of this essential vitamin: maybe it’s your farmer da…

4 All-Natural, At-Home Summer Activities for Kids

by Savannah Holloway, Holloway, RN, Birth Assistant What a year 2020 was! The pandemic turned everyday life upside down for everyone—adults and children alike. Many parents were faced with the challenge of home-schooling AND home-enter…

A little motherly advice, just in time for Mother’s Day!

Compiled by Corrianne Parada, CNM Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and for many of you this might be your first time celebrating as you are preparing to enter into motherhood, or are entering it yet again. On this special day, we would like to…

Packing for your birth!

by Olivia Herrera, RN, BSN Whether it’s your first baby or your third, it is never too soon to pack your bags. Babies have plans of their own and can come sooner than you think so it’s always good to be ready! After working in both a ho…

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