Monthly Archives: June 2019

Owlet Sock & Baby Vida – Improving Health or Pacifying Parents?

BACKGROUND After birth, each baby will go through a series of tests looking for appropriate function of all major organs. This is referred to as the newborn screening (as discussed in the newborn care class). This vital screening helps alert providers of any potential problems that may require further evaluation. One aspect of this evaluation […]

6 Key Recommendations You NEED to Know to Reduce the Risk of SIDS

Definitions:SIDS: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is an unexpected death of a seemingly healthy baby younger than one year usually during sleep that cannot be explained. Some researchers think that young babies who develop SIDS have a defect in the part of the brain that drives breathing and arousal from sleep. (1) SUID: Sudden Unexpected Infant […]

From Forceps to Fearless – Q&A

As a childbirth educator, a positive childbirth experience = payday. Everything I have tried to create with The Baby Lady is directed to helping moms enjoy as much of their birthing experience as possible. That said, I have decided to connect with women in the postpartum stage to find out what did/did not work for […]