Kristy provides support for pregnant and laboring mothers and for transitioning families after the birth of their baby.
Oct 23 2012
What and How Much to Read During Pregnancy
I recently saw a former client who's baby is now three years old. It was so exciting to see them at this stage enjoying life together. While we were catching up she reminded me she still had birthing books I had lent to her. I actually had forg...
Oct 19 2012
Eating for Two During Pregnancy
I'm sure almost every one of us who has been pregnant has taken the liberty to eat something that we normally wouldn't while not pregnant, or we have eaten much larger amounts while pregnant even if we weren't that hungry. We tend to over indulg...
Oct 12 2012
The Waiting Game: Loving the Place You are In
Have you ever felt like if you just had new carpet you'd be fully happy? Or maybe it's a new couch, curtains or a bedspread. A bigger kitchen with more natural light perhaps. The truth is, even if we were to have a new house it wouldn't mean we...
Aug 24 2012
Movement and Talk with Our Babies Inside
I was at the grocery store the other day by myself -- a rarity these days. I found myself standing in the checkout line swaying back and forth. I wasn’t holding a child or carrying one in my belly. But after having three children it is uncommon...
Aug 15 2012
Information Overload During Pregnancy
There are so many things that we experience when preparing to birth our babies. Our minds are racing with thoughts about the pregnancy and the growing baby, about our changing bodies, what labor and delivery will be like, how we will be as pare...
Aug 03 2012
Pregnancy and Self Esteem
During pregnancy I find that sometimes I’m on a roller coaster with my self esteem and emotions. I have moments of grandeur when I feel like I am strong and can do anything. My power as a mother lifts me up and encourages me in my daily endeavo...