Everyday Attachment

Everyday Attachment Lauren Porter, PhD on Peggyomara.com “The fear that responding to a baby’s every need will reinforce needy behavior and produce dependence is a myth; in fact, the opposite is true” Hypnobabies® – Natural Childbirth at its best! Join our Hypnobabies Community and receive 10% off of all Hypnobabies products! The hallmarks of attachment …

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Unmedicated Birth Is For Wimps

When I mention my work as a birth doula and Kansas City Hypnobabies instructor, often women respond, “I wouldn’t choose a birth without medication! I want an epidural – I’m such a wimp!” I never thought of it that way! I’m not really much of a tough cookie myself. I recently asked Kansas City Hypno-mom, …

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Why are Medical Professionals who Deliver Babies in Hospitals Choosing to have their Own Babies at Home?

Why are Medical Professionals who Deliver Babies in Hospitals Choosing to have their Own Babies at Home? By Jennifer Margulis, Ph.D “I know all about hospitals and all the things that go on there,” says Dr. Lang. “The more you look critically, the more nonsense you see.” “I’m among the most educated on this issue; …

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The First Hour After Birth: A Baby’s 9 Instinctive Stages

The First Hour After Birth: A Baby’s 9 Instinctive Stages By Healthy Children Project “The first hours after birth are a developmentally distinct time for a baby and there are well documented short and long term physical and psychological advantages when a baby is held skin to skin during this time.” Hypnobabies® – Natural Childbirth …

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A Hypno-Doula’s First Hypnobabies Birth

A Hypno-Doula’s First Hypnobabies Birth Thank you to Hypnobabies Instructor Julie Byers for sharing this with us! “All I have ever known about hypnosis is that you get called out of a crowd to go up on stage and make a fool out of yourself doing crazy things. How in the world was that going …

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Too-early Solid Food Could Lead to Problems for Babies

Too-early Solid Food Could Lead to Problems for Babies “At least 40% of moms are feeding their infants solid foods far too early, according a new study published in the medical journal Pediatrics, and that may lead to problems for their children later in life.” Hypnobabies® – Natural Childbirth at its best! Join our Hypnobabies …

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Your Guide to Breastfeeding

Your Guide to Breastfeeding By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health We found this great breastfeeding resource online to share with you! “To prepare for breastfeeding, the most important thing you can do is have confidence in yourself. Committing to breastfeeding starts with the belief that you can do it!” Hypnobabies® …

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Cosleeping and Biological Imperatives: Why Human Babies Do Not and Should Not Sleep Alone

Cosleeping and Biological Imperatives: Why Human Babies Do Not and Should Not Sleep Alone By James J. McKenna Ph.D., Edmund P. Joyce C.S.C. “One of the most important reasons why bedsharing occurs, and the reason why simple declarations against it will not eradicate it, is because sleeping next to one’s baby is biologically appropriate, unlike …

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Postpartum: 4th Trimester

Postpartum: 4th Trimester by Peggy O’Mara “The postpartum period needs to be treated as a special time, a time when women deserve extra care.” Hypnobabies® – Natural Childbirth at its best! Join our Hypnobabies Community and receive 10% off of all Hypnobabies products! “Around the world, the postpartum period is considered a special time—a time …

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The Importance of Sharing Birth Stories

The Importance of Sharing Birth Stories By Tamara Parnay “Birthing is a hugely important subject for parents and parents-to-be. We have a great deal to learn from and share with others, but with this subject, due to its potential contentiousness, we may struggle in our attempts to tap into our collective wealth of knowledge and …

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