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Maryland Court Delivers A Hostile Ruling To Breastfeeding Mother

By Alayna Spratley | September 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Maryland Court Delivers A Hostile Ruling To Breastfeeding Mother
The Nurturing Root Supports Breastfeeding Northeast Ohio

A breastfeeding mother in Maryland is fighting a magistrate’s order allowing the father of their infant, the right to feed the exclusively breastfed baby formula, during overnight visits. Amber Brown and Corey Lewis, residents of Charles County Maryland, welcomed a baby boy in February 2017, but separated shortly after their child’s birth. During a custody … Read more

A New Podcast Is Delivering Strength To The Cleveland Birth Community

By Alayna Spratley | August 29, 2017 | Comments Off on A New Podcast Is Delivering Strength To The Cleveland Birth Community
Delivering Strength a podcast about pregnancy and birth The Nurturing Root

Expectant and young families in Cleveland now have access to a fresh new resource for pregnancy and birth! Delivering Strength is a Cleveland-based podcast that addresses a variety of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum health topics. Delivering Strength is co-created by Dr. Candace Gesicki, a chiropractor practicing in Independence, Ohio, and Anna Marie Murphy, a marketing … Read more

How We Are Improving Birth For Cleveland Families

By Alayna Spratley | August 24, 2017 | Comments Off on How We Are Improving Birth For Cleveland Families
The Nurturing Root Rally to Support Improving Birth Chardon Ohio

Improving Birth is a non-profit coalition of organizations that advocates for evidence-based care, and the right for women to make informed decisions in childbirth! We are proud to share Improving Birth’s mission, which is to inform, support, engage, and empower families and community members, with strategic tools, to improve our cultural and institutional birth climate. … Read more

New Mothers Are Choosing Placenta Encapsulation To Help Them Breastfeed

By Alayna Spratley | August 14, 2017 | Comments Off on New Mothers Are Choosing Placenta Encapsulation To Help Them Breastfeed
mother breastfeeding her baby The Nurturing Root

A growing number of mothers are choosing to consume their placenta, in order to have greater breastfeeding success. August is National Breastfeeding Month, a time that highlights the importance of increasing a collaborative effort to support a breastfeeding-friendly landscape. A growing community of mothers are turning to alternative practices like placenta encapsulation, to help them … Read more

Three Reasons Families Love In-Home Placenta Encapsulation

By Alayna Spratley | August 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Three Reasons Families Love In-Home Placenta Encapsulation
placenta encapsulation in northeast ohio

The Nurturing Root has been providing professional placenta encapsulation services to families since 2011, helping over 650 mothers have their best postpartum recovery experience. Placenta encapsulation can improve a mother’s overall postpartum wellness experience, and may help: balance hormones, support lactation and enhance milk supply, replenish essential nutrients, mitigate postpartum bleeding, provide natural pain relief, … Read more

Is Placenta Encapsulation Safe for GBS+ Mothers?

By Alayna Spratley | July 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Is Placenta Encapsulation Safe for GBS+ Mothers?
placenta encapsulation and GBS

Is Placenta Encapsulation Safe? Recently, The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) released an alarming single case report, in which a newborn was found to have a recurrent infection of group B Streptococcus agalactiae (GBS, group B strep), that was attributed to the mother’s consumption of placenta capsules. This has many people asking, ‘Is placenta encapsulation … Read more

Five Reasons Couples LOVE Birth Boot Camp

By Alayna Spratley | May 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Five Reasons Couples LOVE Birth Boot Camp
childbirth education classes in Cleveland Birth Boot Camp

We are thrilled to offer Cleveland families Birth Boot Camp® childbirth preparation classes. This comprehensive 10-class course is designed for couples planning an unmedicated birth. Birth Boot Camp offers a modern, fun curriculum to help parents achieve an amazing birth! Our Birth Boot Camp training can help you have an intentional, empowering, and positive pregnancy, … Read more

Six Tips For Hiring A Placenta Encapsulation Specialist

By Alayna Spratley | April 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Six Tips For Hiring A Placenta Encapsulation Specialist
Tips for finding the best placenta encapsulation specialist in Cleveland The Nurturing Root Ohio

Are you considering hiring a specialist to encapsulate your placenta? Placenta encapsulation is an awesome process that transforms your baby’s placenta into capsules. You then take your ‘placenta pills’ as a postpartum supplement. Placenta encapsulation can improve your overall postpartum wellness experience, and may help: balance hormones, support lactation and enhance milk supply, replenish iron, … Read more

Free Breastfeeding Support Groups in Cleveland

By Alayna Spratley | March 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Free Breastfeeding Support Groups in Cleveland
free support groups for moms in cleveland

It takes a village to breastfeed a baby! Supporting new and breastfeeding mothers is an awesome social responsibility, and The Nurturing Root wants to help you reach your breastfeeding goals. So we have gathered information about the various breastfeeding groups in the greater Cleveland area, to help you find your community of nursing women. Your … Read more

Ohio Offers Free Baby Boxes To New Parents

By Alayna Spratley | March 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Ohio Offers Free Baby Boxes To New Parents
baby box program The Nurturing Root

Ohio is now offering new parents a free Baby Box filled with essential newborn items. Learn about this awesome universal initiative and find out how to get your Baby Box! The Baby Box Company is working with hospitals, community health organizations, and the non-profit Babies Need Boxes Ohio to give away cardboard box beds, for … Read more