Pregnancy is a beautiful moment, each time it happens a mother is born, along with a baby. With each of my pregnancies my development as a woman, and a birth worker is evident by the choices I have made. For example my first pregnancy with my twins, I knew veryRead More →

The American Academy of Pediatrics is publishing updated recommendations on car safety seats, but the real-world impact on how parents should use the seats in vehicles will be minimal. In the updated policy statement, “Child Passenger Safety,” and an accompanying technical report, to be published in the November 2018 issueRead More →

In a recent online thread I noticed many mothers providing loving support to a mother in need of it. When a mother mentions what seems to be a drop in supply, many women will rally around her with countless well meaning remedies. It is important to be sure that whenRead More →

New Jersey hospitals are joining with the N.J. Department of Health and New Jersey Hospital Association in a statewide initiative to reduce unnecessary cesarean sections and protect mothers and babies against the associated risks. All 49 of New Jersey’s hospitals that provide labor and delivery services have committed to theRead More →

Since accepting my role as a birth professional, I have begun to take the subject of birth, and life even more seriously than before. Learning that the United States has THE WORST Maternal Mortality Rate in developed countries at 26% and rising which equals 700 woman dying per year, andRead More →