Spring, and time for beautiful pregnant couples. I will be holding a quick session, only 7 classes long running May 5 through June 30. The fee for this series is only $250. I will not start my next series until September due to a long series of family events taking place this summer. There are [...]
The new Affordable Care Act contains a provision requiring health insurance companies to reimburse for expenses related to lactation support. You are responsible for supplying my invoice to your health insurance company; they are responsible for reimbursing you. I still do not contract with any insurance companies, they are simply required to pay. However, not [...]
Breastfeeding is normal.
You’re a mammal. Your baby is a mammal. Most of the time, when you and your baby get some skin-on-skin time to figure things out, breastfeeding works the way it is supposed to — normally. Sometimes, however, you or your baby, or both of you, need a little help. Maybe your baby [...]
I am thrilled to bits to announce that my workbook, Northwest Natural Childbirth, has been published on lulu.com! Buy early, buy often, send one to your pregnant cousin in Duluth and your grandma in Saskatchewan, it’s the most fun childbirth workbook out there!
Babies, birth and breastfeeding are my passion. I believe that every baby deserves a healthy start to life and every family deserves to be supported in the sometimes overwhelming adventure of new parenthood. Since 2002, I have taught childbirth classes and served as a La Leche League Leader helping families breastfeed. Most recently, I launched [...]
I am pleased to offer a two-hour, hands-on, somewhat goofy but totally evidence-based and factual class for expecting couples. I really appreciate the presence of mom’s partner in the class, as the encouragement of a loving partner is one of your best predictors of breastfeeding success. I have taught breastfeeding classes at WIC offices, and [...]