Five things to say if your friends/family are opposed to your home birth plan

You and your partner have decided to have a home birth. Hurray! We LOVE home birth and home birthing mamas. However, in our experience, deciding to have a home birth can sometimes bring up uncomfortable conversations with family and friends who are, ahem, less than supportive. If you are planning …

Ways you can prevent birth defects (It’s National Birth Defects Prevention Month)

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month and chances are, you know someone whose life has been affected by birth defects. Sadly, birth defects are common. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 33 babies are born each year with a birth defect. They are also the leading …