A Favorite Recipe

Corn Bean Salsa in Cucumber cups with Avocado   1 can, fresh or frozen organic corn 1 can organic black beans rinsed 1 red pepper 1 pint of grape tomatoes 1 purple onion 1 jalapeño pepper 1/2 cup chopped cilantro Juice from one lime 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar 3 cucumbers cut in thick

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Birth Poem

by Trisha Lawrie I thought I couldn’t do it, I thought I wasn’t strong I saw myself as weak, but I know now I was wrong   After all, I always cried at the slightest little thing A stubbed toe or a paper cut would cause my eyes to sting   I proceeded to convince

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The Right to Have It All

by Trisha Lawrie CCE (BWI) I love teaching BirthWorks classes for so many reasons, but one of the most important is the opportunity to help women achieve what they initially don’t think they can, which is to have both a safe and satisfying birth experience.   So many expectant mothers are under the impression that

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Kale Waldorf Salad

This salad is packed with Nutrients that are very important to keep mom healthy and baby growing. Kale is considered a super food.  1 cup has 145 mg of Calcium which is needed for healthy bone development in the baby and helps regulate mom’s blood pressure.  It contains Vitamin C which will help boost mom’s

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Ten Tips for a Healthy Postpartum

by Brittany Sharpe McCollum, CCE(BWI), CD(DONA) In an ideal world. the fleeting days of new parenthood are spent cocooned in a warm family bed with meals being prepared and all the family’s basic needs being met. However, the reality is that enjoying the early moments of new parenthood can be a challenge. In a society

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