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Fertility App Comparison

February 25, 2013

To assist with fertility charting, I wanted a great app to make recording and interpreting data easier.  I tried a LOT of them, and it occurred to me that someone else might appreciate my insights. Droid Apps OvuView When I had my old phone, a droid something-or-other, I had what I considered the perfect fertility […]

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Foot Massages for Baby Shower Guests

Feet & Hand

June 16, 2012

I had a super fun day today.  I got to attend a baby shower…as the entertainment! The lovely hostess wanted to pamper our soon-to-be-parent and the guests, and had the awesome idea of having me give foot massages and hand massages to everyone who was interested.  She even made it a surprise: she was the […]

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Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica on Placenta Preparation

June 7, 2012

Most folks who prepare placentas for encapsulation, including myself, use what is called the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) method.  I’ve been looking into the history of this method, and would like to share what I have found.  I have not yet changed my approach to placenta encapsulation, but I am thinking about it.  I don’t […]

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“Pregnancy Massage Tables” vs. Pregnancy Massage Positioning

November 28, 2011

One of the most common questions I get about pregnancy massage is whether I use one of those fancy tables where you get to lie on your belly even if you’re 42 weeks pregnant.

My short answer is no.

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