Author Archives: Lindsey

Baby Love: Lindsey, Caleb and Lily

Lindsey is a new writer for Baby and Blog, specializing in natural birth. See her previous articles here, and look out for more content from her in the coming weeks ? Tell us about yourself. L: I live in Chicago. I am a stay-at-home-mom who works a little bit. I’m a birth doula, and I…

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5 Easy and Healthy Sweet Snack Recipes

Before we talk snacks, let me clarify something – I’m not a healthy food expert.   In fact, for dinner last night, my kids ate re-heated fast food fries and a bruised banana.  For dinner. What can I say? It was a rough day, and I abandoned any real dinner plans early in the afternoon.  So…

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Mind and Soul for Natural Birth

By Lindsey Avink Birth is transformative.  Nails grow beautiful from prenatal vitamins.  Our bellies stretch wider than we believed they could and leave marks forever.  Later, we grow muscles from carrying carseats and wearing babies.  And the breasts – who knew! Yoga, squatting, breathing exercises, lotion on the tummy.  We focus a lot on our…

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