Preparing Our Toddler For the New Baby

  Leela was 20 months old when Rumi was born this spring, and she has adjusted very well to our new arrival. I got some great advice before Rumi was born about how to help her with this big transition. So here I am sharing some of the wonderful advice I received and...

How I’m Taking Care of Myself Postpartum

  During my 5 years of seeing patients as a health coach alongside Dr. Frank Lipman, I learned that the postpartum period is a very vulnerable time. Thyroid and adrenal issues seemed to find a foothold during this stressful period. I heard so many women say some...

My VBAC Experience

The most frequently asked question in my life right now is “How does Leela get along with the baby?” But second place is “I’m considering having a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean), can you share about your experience.” So – here...