We know breastfeeding is challenging for many moms. The reason we created Nesting Days is to accelerate the new mother’s understanding of her baby’s needs.  Skin-to-skin makes that understanding so much easier. Learning baby’s cues, practicing latching, anticipating when they need to feed, and promoting healthy milk supply are all accelerated when your baby is connected— heart-to-heart and skin-to-skin. View full article →

Happier Breastfeeding : When Leaning in Doesn't Work, Try Leaning Back!

I’ve asked Kristen LaValley to tell her story in this post about breastfeeding, and she has graciously accepted my invitation. She has a wonderful blog, When At Home, with many loyal followers, and has been a...

Bicoastal Beauty!

Just days after birth, Vanessa shared these beautiful photos of her and her newborn in . We met Vanessa in our Art of Nesting workshop---we'll be having another one in January at

Traveling In Nesting Days!

One of our moms just sent in this adorable photo of flying in Nesting Days! Be handsfree on your next trip--get your own newborn carrier here.

Thanks to the Nesting Days newborn...

Meet Alyssa - A Happy Nesting Days Mom!

I love hearing from our Nesting Days Moms! I just received this sweet email and picture, and it lifted my spirits. Alyssa and her two-day-old daughter Serena sent this:

Thank you for checking in with me. I received my order...

Child in Mind: Is Postpartum Depression Really Postpartum Neglect?

This is a brilliant article that everyone should read! It is full of facts about the latest research on infant development and mother/infant bonding. Did you know that in the first 8 to 12 weeks, the infant makes 700 connections...

Nesting Days Goes Global To Improve And Save Lives

The world really does need a better baby carrier!

I’m excited to share the news! I’ve been invited to participate in the this November in Rwanda.

In the spirit of ‘it takes a village’ the conference will be made up...

Moms Who Inspire: Meet Jennifer

I was 18 years old when a snowboarding accident changed my life forever. In December of 2003, during a ski trip with friends, another rider crashed into me, sending me toppling down the hill unconscious. When I came to, I...

Nesting Days -- A Metaphor For The 4th Trimester

I’m a trained postpartum doula. Because many people don’t know what a postpartum doula is or does, I usually begin by explaining what I don’t do. I am not medically trained. I do not make diagnosis, give medical advise, or...

Moms Who Inspire: Holly Gerson

“When I was 28 years old I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Due to the incurable nature of the cancer I had, my doctors decided it would be best to do a complete double mastectomy with reconstruction surgery.

Looking back,...

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