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COVID-19 Update from TBC

COVID-19 Update from TBC

Updated March 23, 2020 Dear Birth Center Families,   We would like to update you on new Birth Center policy changes based on the most current recommendations.  Office visitor policy: If at all possible, consider coming to your office visit alone. ...

Caring and Sharing

Caring and Sharing

by Anna Marie Trotman The last eight weeks have challenged us in more ways than we can possibly count. Despite the fear, uncertainty, and loss we have undoubtedly experienced, we are learning how resilient we all can be. For many of us at home right now, not only are...

Yiannis Birth Story

Yiannis Birth Story

by Michelle Livizos No. One. Else.  These three powerful words changed my entire birth plan.  I had my first child at Christiana Hospital and intended to have my second there as well.  Being an older “fairly crunchy” mom, I planned to have a natural...

Mindfulness and Children

Mindfulness and Children

By Anna Marie Trotman Can We “Medicate” Today?  When my niece was about four we would play the meditation “game.” We would sit cross-legged and focus on breathing for a few minutes. In warmer weather, we would go outside and blow bubbles, then mindfully watch...

Coping During the Corona Virus

by Gretchen Anderton, LCSW, PhD A few days ago I heard someone say “March 2020 was the longest year of my life.” Using humor is one of the ways people are finding to cope with the changes that have happened over the last month— maybe we abruptly transitioned to...

Tips for Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19

Tips for Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19

by Anna Marie Trotman Parents all over the world are facing the same problems and concerns, as we are quarantined to our homes. As public conversations around coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increase, children may worry about themselves, their family members, and...

Spring Into a Healthier You!

Spring Into a Healthier You!

by Anna Marie Trotman, Integrative Nutrition Coach March is National Nutrition Month, sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and...

A Conversation About Cupping

A Conversation About Cupping

by Tricia Kramer, L.Ac. I was in coffee shop when I overheard a conversation from the table next to me.  I looked over to see two young women -the one loudly said to her friend, “I want to look like Michael Phelps. You know, with red and purple spots all over my...

Raising Nearly Perfect Children?

Raising Nearly Perfect Children?

by Christopher Largent Many Native societies used to produce remarkably healthy children - mentally, emotionally, and physically.  How did they do it?  According to accounts of Native elders, they raised them as human beings - small but real people. What...

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