Do You Know Your Baby?

2020-08-20T11:34:11-04:00June 21st, 2015|

Knowing your baby can't be done by reading books or hearing what other people think of how to parent. Knowing your baby means spending time with your baby and believing s/he is an individual. All parents need to do this.

Failure to Progress: A Discussion on Averages

2020-08-21T10:24:51-04:00August 30th, 2013|

Sadly it seems far too many people - mothers, doctors, midwives, etc. - either don't understand the averages of labouring and birthing times or downright ignore them. When it comes to birth this can mean far too many women being diagnosed with "failure to progress" and facing numerous (unnecessary) interventions.

Routines vs. Schedules

2020-08-21T10:57:02-04:00January 20th, 2013|

Oftentimes parents confuse routines and schedules and aren’t quite sure what is best for babe, despite there being a rather striking difference between them. So let’s review them both to see which is more biologically normal for your child…