Unique Footprints Birth Stories: Miriam, age 30 Callista’s Birth Story (Home Birth, vaginal delivery) “I trusted my body so much that I remember just closing my eyes during contractions and feeling my body and baby form together. Birth is like a dance that only a mother and her baby know the steps to.” -Miriam The last few days, leading up until now, had been very rough. We had just checked into our Airbnb in Texas
Support a Teacher: Meet Neeti Motherhood is hard. It is such a balancing act of so many things. This is one of our team members, Neeti. She understands wholeheartedly the stress, joys and angst of new motherhood. She is also an elementary school counselor and mental health professional. As Neeti returns to work this fall, her job will look a little different this year. While balancing that home and work life, she will be counseling
Formula Milk in No Way Compares to Human Milk “Something as simple as breastfeeding could save almost a million children a year.” -Jenny Morrow (Research found from the World Health Organization) Feeding Preferences Considered Newborn feeding options include breastmilk, donor milk or formula. You might hear that breast is best and know some benefits, but did you know that there are significantly detrimental effects that can occur from not breastfeeding? You’ll learn what’s in breastmilk vs.
MTHFR on Fertility and Pregnancy The basics At first glance MTHFR may look like an abbreviation for an expletive, but in reality it is an acronym for an enzyme called methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase. This enzyme converts folic acid into a form that the body can use (5-methyltetrahydrofolate) to carry out a number of important bodily processes such as building and repairing DNA and building red blood cells. MTHFR also helps regulate a chemical called homocysteine. Too