But What About Polio?

A growing number of the population is beginning to question the necessity of all these vaccines. With less than 50% of American adults receiving the flu shot last year[1], and 40% of adolescent gir...

Natural Birth: 5 Tips to Avoid the Epidural

Childbirth has become more and more of a medicalized process. An act women have been capable of completing alone for thousands of years has turned into a major, invasive surgery in an operating room n...

Preventing Breast Cancer Naturally

October – the month that everything is pink. Grocery stores, fast food restaurants, even sports teams are going pink to help raise awareness at the second most common cancer to affect American w...

5 Natural Alternatives to Birth Control

 As I’m now hitting my sixth week postpartum, I find my mind overrun with a topic most women have at some point in their lifetime: birth control. Because of my negative experience with the bi...

The Unassisted Home Birth of Jackson Thomas

By the time I hit 43 weeks pregnant, I was done. I was hot, I was tired, and I was ready to meet my baby. Up until that point, I’d really let things continue on naturally, not doing much to enco...

Is Your Child Safe in the Car?

Despite the massive improvement in vehicle safety standards across the country, and more awareness brought to keeping kids safe while riding down the road, car accidents continue to be a top killer of...

4 Reasons to Delay Baby’s First Bath

4The first bath, we all know the scene – it’s pretty much standard procedure in hospitals around the country: baby is whisked away, normally an hour or two after birth, to be cleaned of al...