What to do if your baby spits up blood

Well, of course you should call your doctor if you see any trace of blood--either red streaks or dark brown grainy-looking stuff--in your baby's spit-up. Blood in the digestive tract can be a symptom of something terribly wrong that needs immediate treatment. But while you are waiting for that call back from the doctor, I … Continue reading What to do if your baby spits up blood

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The Towel Pull: A Helpful Childbirth Technique

Our daughter Lydia is now ten days old! She had a nice natural birth at the Midwife Center. The most difficult part was getting her head out, and for that I used a technique that also was very effective at that stage in the birth of our son nine years ago. Both times, one of … Continue reading The Towel Pull: A Helpful Childbirth Technique