While I am not currently practicing, this is the information I provided to families in my practice about homebirth and insurance reimbursement. I hope you find it helpful! Congratulations on choosing homebirth! Planning for--and paying for--your planned homebirth requires some preparation. One of the biggest issues families face is understanding possible insurance coverage. This is… Continue reading Homebirth and Insurance: How It Works
As adults we are largely able to choose to eat the things we like and avoid the ones we don’t. Kids aren’t. Give them time (sometimes lots of time!) to develop their palate without driving yourself crazy. Some tips that might help you survive periods--or even years--of pickiness are listed below. 1. Serve essentially healthy… Continue reading Surviving Picky Eaters
Not exactly a birth story...open the post and click the link as it includes gorgeous photos as well. A letter to my midwife
Published in the August 2004 issue of ePregnancy, a now-defunct monthly pregnancy magazine published by Majestic Media.
(Cute pictures if you click this!) One of my favorite parts of my work is including siblings! One little boy overcame his extreme fear of the doctor because he was so integrated in caring for his mom with me. Making children part of the care--and sometimes the birth--seems to help reduce sibling rivalry as… Continue reading Incorporating Siblings