Edenway Blog


The Essentials Guide to Meals for New Parents

 | November 27, 2018 | Posted by:

I don’t know about you, but it seems like most of the women I know are either pregnant or have just had a baby. Along with diapers and wipes, I don’t know of a more meaningful show of love than to bring a meal to those new parents.

There are a few guidelines that I try to follow, though, especially for nursing moms. I try to be mindful because that sweet babe has never had to digest his mama’s milk before. Whatever mom eats, baby eats.

Winter is a fabulous time to take food to new parents because it’s soup season. One-pot meals are my fave, and are especially wonderful when taking to another family. Plus, you can load up on veggies and broth that add much-needed nutrients.

Don’t forget to add instructions for baking or heating. Those postpartum hormones are no joke, and every little bit of brain cells we can save our sleep-deprived friends is a help.

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Detox Salt Bath Recipe

 | October 31, 2018 | Posted by:

 

 

Taking a bath is a wonderful way to begin a relaxing bedtime routine. It’s a great way to unwind and let stress and pressure from the day melt away.

This can a great habit for pregnancy, especially if you’re adding specific ingredients. This is a great way to help reduce swelling. 

All you need are a few ingredients to make your own detoxing bath mix.

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4 Ways to be a Part of Your Neighborhood

 

I don’t often like to look back and see the past as the “golden years,” but there is a lot to be said for how our grandparents/great-grandparents integrated into their neighborhoods. My grandmother talks fondly about her good friend that lived across the street with whom she would share a cup of coffee each morning after their children ran off to school. 

How sweet is that? Am I the only one whose heart squeezes at the thought of having a neighbor with whom I can share moments on a porch swing or under trees on a blanket in the yard?

This has been on my mind a lot lately, and have I’ve been wrestling with how to be more a part of my neighborhood. 

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Every Birth Story is Beautiful

 | October 24, 2018 | Posted by:

Birth is a time of celebration. It is filled with warmth and joy; light and life.

Here at Edenway Birth Center we understand the beauty of birth. During 2018 we have worked hard to update our facility with a specific purpose in mind.

You, our client.

We want our birth center to feel like home when you walk through our door.

With that in mind, each detail has been thought through and planned accordingly.

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