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 →

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 →

It’s no secret that Motherhood is a blessing, but it is definitely a lot of work. We have responsibilities inside the home and in this day and age a lot of us are business owners, philanthropist, and working mamas. One thing is certain, we know how to balance and keepRead More →

It has been a wonderful week reflecting on how having a doula has affected my most recent experience at giving birth, and celebrating World Doula week with women and men around the world who lend themselves to the support of motherhood, giving birth, postpartum support and the like. Spiltmilk hasRead More →

Recently, Physicians at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford a top-ranked children’s hospital by U.S. News & World Report, with more than 60 locations across Northern California and 100 locations in the U.S. western region, performed open-heart surgery without a blood transfusion for the smallest infant ever to undergo such aRead More →

I can speak from experience the trade in event is a great time to shop and get rid of items that take up space. Babies”R”Us® announced that the company’s most-asked-about savings event will return to Babies”R”Us and Toys”R”Us® stores nationwide beginning Sunday, February 11 for loyalty members, and Friday, FebruaryRead More →

I have been of the radar for a bit.  I finally delivered my little boy! We have had such an interesting week. From overcoming the aches and pains of delivery to overcoming jaundice and all the doctors visits that come with that.  We are well and are taking some timeRead More →