Wait! Don’t Bathe That Newborn!

Something that is often asked in my class is when to bathe the newborn. I always remind my students that there is no medical reason to bathe the baby right away and for them to make that decision on their own. We typically talk about it a bit and I encourage them to delay the […]

By |May 17th, 2015|Our Nest, Pregnancy|Comments Off

A Motherless Mother

What Do I Want For Mothers Day? My Mom.

How do I describe my mother? She was strong willed, funny and smart (she’d kill me if I didn’t include that)…And her laugh oh…I can still hear it, loud and contagious. Everyone loved Barbara Jeanette, at least those who didn’t piss her off.

She was the oldest of […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Creative, Our Nest, Postpartum, Pregnancy|Comments Off

Magical Moments

When we found out we were pregnant for the third time we were in shock but after about three days I realized I could have it all this time! I could have the family-centered homebirth I had dreamed about, the belly casting I never created, the artistic henna on my belly, and I would finally […]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Photo, Pregnancy|Comments Off

Feed Mama – Leeks

Leeks – members of the Allium family (onions and garlic are as well) and play a valuable role in our health.  They provide sulfur-containing phytonutrients which reduce the risk of heart disease. Rich in manganese, viatamin C, iron, folate and vitamin B6.
Leek and Onion Tart 

2 leeks (white part only)
2 medium onions
1/2 cup creme fraiche (can […]

By |December 5th, 2014|Postpartum, Pregnancy, Recipe, Uncategorized|Comments Off

feather mama presents: ROCK YOUR BABY, the postpartum gig for expecting parents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

feather mama understands how there can be challenges couples are faced with when you have your first baby. We have found through evidenced-based research that these first 6 weeks – 3 months can be a crucial foundation for mama, baby and their relationship. This is a time of emotional needs of baby and mama and […]

By |July 11th, 2014|Offerings, Photo, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Uncategorized|Comments Off

Why Should I Take A Birth Class?

Your BIRTH day is one of the most important days of your life. Taking a childbirth class (a class given by a neutral 3rd party educator) gives you evidenced based information to empower you in your specific desires for your special birthing experience. Time should be taken to learn and find out your specific desires.

Your […]

By |June 9th, 2014|Offerings, Pregnancy|Comments Off

The Five Sense Series

Awaken your senses and learn how to enhance your pregnancy, birth and postpartum. By calling on our senses of sight, sound, smell, taste and touch we can become very present. In this series we will create small rituals that will celebrate the sacred journey of motherhood. Join us in a home environment where you will […]

By |March 20th, 2014|Creative, Offerings, Postpartum, Pregnancy|Comments Off

feather mamas belief

Feather mama was born out of a belief that all women deserve encouragement and support throughout their motherhood journeys

By |February 27th, 2014|Offerings, Our Nest, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Uncategorized|Comments Off