We Are Moving!

Since September, my husband José and I have been playing with the silly little idea of moving back to New York. By November, the little idea was no longer so little, or so silly. It had begun to dominate our pillow talk. It was obvious that my waxing pregnancy had quite a - pardon the … Continue reading We Are Moving!

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Sweet Days with Baby (A Postpartum Account)

I could just as easily have called this post "Everything Smells Like Sour Milk." Since the birth, a million amazing, crazy things have happened! For one, we named our baby girl! Her name is Alice Athena. As of today we are exactly one month and one day postpartum. Alice is doing really well. Although we … Continue reading Sweet Days with Baby (A Postpartum Account)

DIY Placenta Encapsulation

DISCLAIMER: This post contains images of a real placenta and blood. There are many benefits to placentophagy, or the act of consuming one's own placenta postpartum. Clinical trials have not been published yet, but anecdotal evidence suggests that a placenta may nourish a mama after birth in many ways. It may replenish iron deficiencies, support … Continue reading DIY Placenta Encapsulation