Eight Days. Five Babies.
Needless to say, it's been a little busy around here....
CHANGE OF DATE:
Book Launch Party with books for sale and signing will be NEXT week
SUNDAY DECEMBER 9
Join us from 3-5
35 Dearstyne Road, Troy, NY 12180
Turns out that for books, like babies, the Estimated Delivery Date is very much an estimate...
Today is Local Care Midwifery's 9th birthday and the beginning of our 10th year. Can you believe it?
Our doors open 8/3/2009 and the first LCM Baby was born just a few weeks later. Now we are up to 254!
This post was originally written on April 1 2016 (and not an April's Fools joke:-) On vacation again (gasp!), I updated the post for 2018. Vacation, simple time off, is important for everyone. Especially for midwives...
Ok folks a big, long, nasty hot spell is arriving as I type. The forecast puts us above 90 degrees every day in the next week. Here are some requests, suggestions and miscellaneous tips to help you survive the swelter.
LCM is offering Birth as Nature Intended classes this summer. We have a few spots left. Please contact us if you are interested.
Postpartum, the time after birth, is a period of change and integration where rest and recovery are necessary. Mother and baby are the obvious focus of postpartum care but not the only ones that need extra recovery time. Birth workers, family members and friends that were involved in the birth also need postpartum rest and recovery. Here is my recipe for readiness and postpartum recovery.