Should I Stop Breastfeeding with the Flu?

With the 2017-18 flu season being considered moderately severe, many people are staying home from work and school with fevers, muscle aches, fatigue, and chills[1]. Because this is my youngest’s...

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...

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...

The Problem with Antibiotics

Antibiotics. Anti meaning opposed to, andĀ biotic meaning life, and living things. The word literally meansĀ anti-life. And you’d think that, with a definition like that, the medication would be...