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Week 13 – Slow Down!!!

  Cravings this week: – bean salad (my stepmom, B’s, home made recipe)– cilantro – orange juice – cottage cheese – still on the mustard train   A client of ours recently described time as melting away, and I couldn’t agree more. I was 13 weeks on Monday this week, which means I’m entering into the…

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Week 11 – Fingers (and toes!) Crossed…

  ‘Cravings’ this week: – greek pasta salad – beaners and wieners (if you know what this is, I love you 10X more) – hard-boiled eggs – lots of mustard on any sandwich – homemade balsamic vinaigrette with lots of vinegar and lemon     I have started to feel a bit better this past…

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Week 9 – Carbs, cheese, anything salty please!

Those of you who know me well know that I am somewhat of a health nut in some people’s eyes. I love eating healthy, love the taste of healthy foods and how they make me feel. I’m a runner, I love weight training and exercise in general; if it’s active, count me in!   These…

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Birth Photo Blog – You Won't Believe This!

WARNING: This post includes detailed photos of birth/crowning with client permission (and encouragement)   I dislocated my patella three weekends ago. One of the first thoughts that went through my mind was about my doula clients and their fast approaching due dates (my trip to Mexico coming up was only ahead in my mind by…

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bebo mia client talks about BREASTFEEDING!

  Bebo mia was lucky enough to sit down with Deepa Maceachern, former bebo mia client and the mother of adorable 17-month old Andrew.  The last time we saw Deepa was just after Andrew’s birth– a birth so extraordinary that it ended up in the papers! We wanted to ask her a few questions about her…

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Brazil Chooses Cesarean – Or Does It?

Two years ago, I was blessed to witness the birth of a beautiful baby girl. Little did I know that years later, her Auntie would offer me insight into a world I have had a hard time understanding. Her name is Suzanne Shub and she lives in Brazil, a country that has the highest cesarean…

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