We all know what pain feels like, in varying degrees. But what does pain look like? What do we do with our bodies when we experience something painful? Some of the instinctive responses we use to respond to everyday pain (think stubbing your toe, papercuts, bumping into a piece of furniture, going t
Well, he came early after all! My entire labor and birth experience was so different than what I thought it would be….
I was up late with insomnia on Sunday, July 17 while my husband was out hanging out with friends and having a guy’s night. When he came home, we chatted a bit and didn’t turn out
Healthy Tip: Tension Release
Spend some time each day practicing a relaxation technique that will help you naturally handle tension.
By June Connell, ICCE, CD(DONA)The breath is the link between the body and the mind. In the yogic philosophy, how we breathe long and deep or short and shallow can affect and determine our overall emotional, physical and spiritual well-being.
Once upon a time, the hallmark of Lamaze chidbirth education was "breathing" (hee, hoo, hee, hoo). Over the years, Lamaze has evolved into a comprehensive approach to childbirth, part of which are comfort measures for labor; breathing is one of the suggested comfort measures.