marcy axness

BirthKeeper Summit: CliffsNotes for You

As I write this, an epic gathering is coalescing. From points around the globe, renowned midwives, physicians, doulas, childbirth educators, lactation consultants, human development educators, myriad cultural and human rights leaders, environmental activists, medical ethicists and a neonatologist will come together next week in Northern California with a single unified

Holidays with Your New Baby

For anyone who becomes a mother within nine months of a major holiday season (and, taking into account all of the holidays within every faith and cultural tradition, that means almost everybody!) I have a radical idea for you: Simplify your idea of how