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12 Days of Birth: my wishes for your fabulous labor

By Adriana Lozada
I know, I know: birth does it’s own thing.

Books, childbirth classes, labor support, a rocking care-provider: they help immensely in setting the stage for a good outcome. Ultimately though, if your baby happens to be breech and tangled in the umbilical cord, that will be the biggest determinant of the course of your labor (or lack-there-of).

But, in the spirit of the season, I’ve compiled a list of things that I believe can set any mom up for a better birth. I’m calling it: Read more

Breastfeeding Reasons:

Day 31: It’s what breast are for!

Day 30: Breast milk lowers risk of baby developing asthma and protects against respiratory infections

 Day 29: Formula feeding increases chances of your baby developing allergies and ear infections

Day 28: Your child’s palate will expand

Formula always tastes the same. Breastmilk’s flavor changes depending on what you eat, and will make your  baby more apt to try and like different flavors as he or she grows Read more