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Is your family a good candidate for Supportive Sleep Coaching?

Posted: June 11th, 2015 at 02:06pm
I regularly offer Infant Sleep Shaping seminars to new parents curious to learn more about baby sleep.  The energy in the room is often a cocktail of oxytocin-steeped-love, sleepiness, and some healthy excitement and anxiety. This is also the venue where parents rightfully ask questions like, “Is it wrong to be nursing my baby to... More >

Why I don’t like sleep ‘training’

Posted: June 11th, 2015 at 02:06pm
The word ‘training’ is limited, and isolating. It brings to mind separation not unity. I’m thinking about the circus guy (or gal) with a whip and leather pants, his lion circling around in a cage wishing he could tear circus guy’s head off. Upon reading The Truth about Infant Self-Soothing, I was almost brought to tears myself (tears of... More >

Postnatal insomnia & my chat with Naturopath Dr. Kristin Heins

Posted: June 11th, 2015 at 12:06pm
I thought I was golden once my daughter started sleeping through the night.  Time to sleep, sleepy, sleep, all night long.  My earplugs became my most prized nighttime accessory – the promise of an airtight cone of silence. Unexpectedly though, I continued to wake to the sound of jarring screams. Only now, the screams were coming from... More >

Acupressure for birthing couples

Posted: May 16th, 2013 at 11:05am
The doula and the shiatsu therapist in me unite with passion to share with birthing couples, how to use the incredible benefits of acupressure before, during and after labour, no matter what kind of birth you're planning for. I will walk couples through a series of simple accu-points with guidance on when and how to use them in early, active or post-labour. More >

Time change + baby’s schedule

Posted: March 7th, 2013 at 08:03pm
Greetings Mammas & Pappas, Yes indeed, our clocks spring forward this Sunday! What does this mean for your baby? I wanted to write a quick note on this because there are always a few well-intentioned parents who attempt to make this time change easier on their baby but end up getting the switch-aroo backwards and their baby starts waking... More >
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