Hiring the right Sitter

It can be a leap of faith, trusting that you've hired the right sitter.  When Lori Coulter of Mid-City first left her nine-month-old twins with a sitter, she was calm, albeit a bit anxious. “I either had my ph...

When You’re a Young Mom with Breast Cancer

They gave her something to live for.    At 4 a.m. Elise Angelette (pictured above with her children; photo by Candra George, My Creative Reality) would offer up a bargain with God. She would be sick. She would...
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Water Birthing

  Written by Maria Barrios   Water babies   Why moms are turning to the tub to labor and deliver   By Maria Barrios Raina Zelinski-Wahnsiedler wasn’t committed to labor...
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The Rising Popularity Of C Sections

Written by Tara McLellan  We see the statistics continue to rise. Moms in the United States are having more births by cesarean section than ever before. In fact, preliminary reports from the National Cente...
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Pre And Post Natal Fitness

It ain't easy- staying fit, getting fit, and just trying to manage pain.. but we have a quick and easy round up ( along with benefits and websites) of great New Orleans options... so whether you need to zen out...
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Prenatal Yoga

By Nicole Huskey Prenatal yoga helps women prepare for childbirth both physically and emotionally. One by one expecting mothers walk into the large, open room at Swan River Yoga Studio in Mid-City.  Ingrid ...
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Pub Notes: The Default Parent Annoys Me

I'm here to call someone out. or maybe several someones. or several million. I guess I'll find out by how much kick back I get. But I recently saw an article shared- a huffpost- article- on facebook called "the...
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Local Fitness Resources

  Written by Nolababy & Family Magazine   Wild Lotus Uptown 4842 Perrier Street New Orleans, LA 504.899.9947 Classes Offered:prenatal yoga and postnatal yoga www....
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Losing The Baby Weight

Q: I have a three-year-old and my youngest is seven months. My pregnancy weight came right off after my first, but I just cannot seem to get these (substantial) pounds off after this second one. I’ve tried ev...

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