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Body care ingredients to avoid

You know that what you eat and drink while you’re pregnant has the potential to reach your growing baby.But did you know that what you put on your skin holds the same potential?  And when it comes to the delicate skin of your baby, it’s even more important to use only those products that are gentle and nurturing.  Unfortunately, many… Continue Reading >




Aaaah.  Pregnancy and labor massage techniques your partner can do.

We’re very happy to share an interview with massage therapist and trainer Lisa Gallauresi, LMT on partner massage for pregnancy and labor.Lisa is a massage therapist, parent educator and trainer.  She has been an instructor at massage schools, developed curricula for hospitals and training centers, and consulted on prenatal bodywork for… Continue Reading >




Books about breastfeeding for kids!

For many years there were few children’s books which portrayed breastfeeding.  But in recent years some wonderful breastfeeding-themed children’s books have been published, and we’re very happy to share some of them here!The Mystery of the Breast, by Victoria de Aboitiz, is a new addition to the kids’ breastfeeding books list.  Told… Continue Reading >




Breastfeeding Older Children:  A podcast interview with Ann Sinnott

We’re very pleased to share a podcast interview with Ann Sinnott, author of Breastfeeding Older Children.Ann talked with Tanya about the historically natural length of breastfeeding, the research on long-term breastfeeding, barriers and misconceptions about it, what mothers and children say about why they do it, and more!You can check… Continue Reading >