Carolyn Hecken

Carolyn Hecken

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Munich, Germany  ·  Are you looking for support during pregnancy and labor to help you take on birth feeling informed, prepared and confident? Find your beginning with BBDS.
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Blaue Reise: Inselhüpfen in Kroatien,7 -640 €

Blaue Reise: Inselhüpfen in Kroatien,7 -640 €

Millet seed is a great way to add some protein and a bit of fiber to your diet.

Millet seed is a great way to add some protein and a bit of fiber to your diet.

If science is telling us anything, it’s that the foods we put into our bodies have a significantly greater impact on our health than we’ve ever imagined. The extent of this impact reaches even farther for those preparing to conceive as well as for those nourishing a baby – both inside and outside th

If science is telling us anything, it’s that the foods we put into our bodies have a significantly greater impact on our health than we’ve ever imagined. The extent of this impact reaches even farther for those preparing to conceive as well as for those nourishing a baby – both inside and outside th

Your doula-- She "does not prescribe or lead you down any one path as opposed to another. Instead, she respects and supports you as you evaluate and surmount any obstacles, forging your own way - the way that is right for you. She has no goal other than to be a steady source of comfort, information and reassurance as she accompanies you and your partner throughout your birthing. At times, she walks beside you; at others, she steps back into the periphery, following your lead."

The presence of a doula during labor and birth is much like that of the hiking companion. Find your beginning with Your Munich Doula.

The evidence to delay cord clamping is overwhelming.

Research behind Delayed Cord Clamping - baby receives of its blood and stem cells from the placenta during this time, as well as enough iron stores to last it months. This article also debunks many immediate cord clamping myths.

Musings on the birth of the placenta that will surprise you.  #placenta #birth #delayedcordclamping #thirdstageoflabor   Image credit: Wei Hsu and Shang-Yi Chiu, Wikicommons

Musings on the birth of the placenta that will surprise you. Image credit: Wei Hsu and Shang-Yi Chiu, Wikicommons

#oxytocinnotjustforlabor

How oxytocin effects you while breastfeeding. When breastfeeding hurts and makes you want to cry, this is probably what makes you keep going. Human biology is amazing.