Top 5 Must Reads For Parents

As we bring 2015 to a close, I thought I'd share my top 5 favorite posts that every family should read. 

Are you expecting a baby this upcoming year?

Are You "THAT KIND" of Mom?

Ali Fallis, of Life's Light Doula Care, in Kansas City talks about who doulas are good for - you might be surprised about what she has to say.

Thinking about placenta encapsulation?

Sarah Clark, a Birth Boot Camp instructor and author of Mama Birth, writes for Mothering Magazine, "Placenta Encapsulation: Crazy or Helpful for New Moms?"

How would you like to have an empowering birth experience?

If these 10 Women Catching There Own Babies doesn't inspire you, I don't know what will! 

These beautiful images were captured by Morag Hastings, of Apple Blossom Families, in Vancouver, BC Canada. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

A common question I see in all of the mom groups and due date boards, "What should I pack in my hospital bag?"

Kristi Keen, of Keen Doula Care, in Sugar Land, Texas, shares The One Thing You Should Pack In Your Hospital Bag That No One Will Tell You!

Do you have questions about alcohol and breastfeeding?

Maria Pokluda, of Great Expectations Doulas, in Texas, answers your questions and dispels myths. Check it out!

Five Things You Need To Know About Alcohol and Breastfeeding


May your New Year be filled with wonder, lessons, and growth.

Great reads compiled by Jennifer Valencia