Many parents do a great job planning for the birth of their child. They research and educate themselves about midwives and doulas, childbirth education and more. They can be so focused on the birth that they may forget about the period immediately … [Read more...] about Postpartum Planning
A contact of mine, at a local hospital, called concerned about an incident regarding a conflict with a doula and a doctor. The doctor was very upset about something a doula told her client. One misstep can create a negative perspective on the entire … [Read more...] about Birth Doula Scope of Practice
One of the biggest questions new parents face is – who will stay home with baby and how long? Even without advance planning I notice that many parents find creative ways to be the primary influence in their child's life. Many parents figure out how … [Read more...] about Work Life Balance
The fall and winter season always brings with it the threat of catching the flu. We are also bombarded in the media to make sure we get the flu shot and then advised to take Tamiflu if you have the flu. What is your response to all of these warnings … [Read more...] about PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST THE SEASONAL FLU! by Paul Schattauer M.D.
In Asian medicine the concept of life force is central to health and well-being. Life force is first summoned from our parents when we are conceived. We get our life from them. How we use our life force and nourish it though out our lives is up to … [Read more...] about Life Force