Fear and Childbirth

By Nikki Shaheed | Jul 6, 2014

Is fear making you freeze, or are you using it as a learning opportunity for birth?  Nikki Shaheed CD(DONA)                      …

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Repeat After Me: "I am Enough"

By Nikki Shaheed | Jun 23, 2014

Hey you! Yes, you…the one who replays decisions you made during your birth over and over again. The one who ponders the “what if’s” when you’re alone in bed at…

Some Facts About Cesarean Birth that You Won’t Find in Most Books

By Nikki Shaheed | Jun 23, 2014

1) It IS still a birth, a rite of passage, a life-altering transition. It is the birth of the parents, baby, and family, not just a surgical procedure.  2) Parents who…

Why I love Marie Kondo and The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

By Nikki Shaheed | Jan 31, 2012

Since Marie’s Kondo’s new TV series, Tidying Up has come out on Netflix, the internet is once again abuzz with her name. I’ve seen some posts from people who I…