Monthly Archives: February 2011

Their Birth Plan

This is old news. But some folks have been recently been interested in this. I had found their birth plan shortly after their letter about ‘no birth plans,’ but somehow failed to follow up with their plan for patients. So, … Continue reading

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Nitrous Oxide on it’s way back to the US market for laboring women

I was thrilled to have heard this on the radio news report yesterday! In the past year I have had more than a few clients asking me about it’s availability for their hospital births. Laughing gas takes the edge off … Continue reading

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What is safe during pregnancy?

And now, another informational resource for the preggers among us. The Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (let’s call them OTIS, and as if either of these titles have given you any clue as to what they do) has a wealth … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Legislation Needs Your Help and NOW

This bill deletes the age limitation in the statute that permits mothers to publicly breastfeed their children who are age 12 months or younger. ” Here is a link to the actual bill: http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/107/Bill/SB0083.pdf Sen Faulk is the sole sponsor … Continue reading

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A new Wonderful Resource for Breastfeeding

Even though breastfeeding is often referred to as the “most natural thing in the world,” rarely does it come so naturally. Which is why lactation consultants are the fairy godmothers to breastfeeding. However, I came across this web resource through … Continue reading

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Greater Rights for TN Breastfeeding Moms: Your Action Needed

Thanks to the hard work of a few individuals and organizations, a State Bill, introduced by State Senator Mike Faulk, is set to eliminate the age restriction on the current breastfeeding bill (currently at 12 months). Here, an article by … Continue reading

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