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“My birth was the most present I’ve ever been in my life.” An awesome birth story.

“My birth was the most present I’ve ever been in my life.” An awesome birth story.

I went in for my 38 week check up with my Ob, Jason, and everything was good.  My baby boy was nice and low, and I was 3.5 cm dilated. Even though it was great to be progressing, I was also dilated early with my first son and I did not deliver him until two [...]

August 20, 2012 mire from the "real" pros 3

Interview with Mayim Bialik

Interview with Mayim Bialik

After Mayim Bialik, Dr. Jay Gordon and Jamie Lynne Grumet were interviewed by Anderson Cooper, Jennifer and I had a chance to ask Mayim a few questions about breastfeeding:   i-Breastfeed.com: How did you develop the kind of trust you have in yourself and your baby? MB: Not easily! I had to find enough people [...]

May 22, 2012 mire from the "real" pros 1

A letter to my grandmothers.

A letter to my grandmothers.

By Marybeth Bonfiglio | May 22nd, 2012 Dear Grandma Mary and Grandma Salvatrice, I never met you.  Your hands never held mine, my head never laid against your bountiful chests.  Your spicy slow cooked pasta sauce with hog hoof and egg or your rustic pork and kraut with Austrian herbs never touched my tongue.  We [...]

May 22, 2012 mire from the "real" pros 1

“Don’t Worry About it Hon”

“Don’t Worry About it Hon”

By Mia F | May 22nd, 2012 During my first pregnancy, as I was educating myself to prepare for my hospital birth with a midwife and a doula, there was actually quite a bit of support from the hospital around breastfeeding. A breastfeeding class was encouraged for both mother and partner; lactation consultants were staffed [...]

May 22, 2012 mire from the "real" pros Comments Off

Story of Oliver

Story of Oliver

By Poppy Peach | May 20th, 2012 They handed me the baby… then I handed him back. The nurse asked if I was ok, “my ears feel kind of muffled”, I said. She hit an alarm on the wall and the room filled with people trying to save my life. One woman read off my [...]

March 31, 2012 mire from the "real" pros 3