All Posts Tagged ‘birth’

  • Postpartum Depression Also Happens To New Dads

    Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

    Depression frequently affects pregnant women and new moms. But a recent analysis of several studies involving over 2500 men, have shown that 10% of newborn fathers also experience postpartum depression.

    Read More »

  • Memorable Holidays-Memorable Births

    Monday, January 2nd, 2017

    Happy New Year to everyone! I hope you were able to enjoy some down time with your partners, your babies, your families and all the people you love.

    Read More »

  • Indelible Bonds

    Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

    I’d like to share with you what it feels like to be so much a part of a family’s birth experience that an almost immediate and indelible bond forms. One that becomes forever etched in each of us. Birth is always magical for me but as with many things, some experiences are more powerful than others. Here is my story from this past Sunday.

    Read More »

  • My Baby’s Birthday… Such Mixed Emotions… Part 1

    Monday, December 19th, 2011

    I haven’t been writing a whole lot about pregnancy lately but as this is a blog, the reality is that in addition to having a passion for pregnancy and birth, I am a mom, I am an only parent, and there is an awful lot to that.

    Read More »

  • December Babies

    Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

    It is gray today. I realize that December is cold and often gray in lots of places, but here in San Francisco the fog is thick and the ground has been wet for days. This is a special and bittersweet time of year for me. Not so much because of the holidays but because my own baby (who will be turning eleven
    —yikes!) was born on December 19th.

    Read More »

  • Happy Birthday To Me?

    Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

    I just had a birthday. I could say it was kind of a big birthday but I won’t. It is hard to have a birthday without getting a little pensive about how birthdays are these pretty big days and how they change for us.

    Read More »

  • Is Your Child Ready to Start Kindergarten? … Part 1 (of 4)

    Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

    This may seem like the wrong time of year to be talking about this, however, it came up recently as I overheard a newly pregnant woman talking with a friend about how she and her husband had planned their pregnancy so that their child would be born before the cut-off date of the kindergarten they were hoping to get into. In 5 years!

    Read More »

  • Tori’s Introductory Video Post… As In – “The Very First One”

    Thursday, October 14th, 2010

    Here it is! Welcome to my first “video” post. It has taken me the better part of a day to figure it all out. I’m really excited and I welcome your feedback. Come check it out!

    Read More »

  • Labor Day – More Than One Meaning

    Monday, September 6th, 2010

    Today is Labor Day. A day when, here in the U.S., we celebrate Labor Day. Historically, this was to honor the “labor” movement, although now it seems to be more symbolic of the end of summer and barbecues.

    Read More »

  • My Own Birthday

    Friday, July 23rd, 2010

    I had a birthday this month – July 9th. It was a quiet day and that was how I wished it to be. I had a lot of lovely birthday wishes – from my family, others who love me, and friends on FaceBook.

    Read More »