Welcome to 2016!! Guess what my resolution for 2016 was? THIS. I am determined to do at least one blog post per week. Why would I do this to myself? Mostly because Centering is full of memorable experiences on a daily basis, and when I don’t force myself to sit down and write them, I… » Read more.
For 4½ years now, since day 1 at this place, I have been trying to increase recruitment into Centering groups. We’ve discussed this before. Since our outcomes are so good, we want as many women as possible to have access to it. Centering Healthcare Institute has re-certified us as an official CenteringPregnancy site again, but… » Read more.
It was a scene I’ve seen dozens of times at Centering postpartum reunions: a baby furiously crying of hunger while their mom hurriedly prepares a bottle of formula for them. This time, however, another mother in the group looked at the flustered mom and said, “See?! If you were breastfeeding all you’d have to do… » Read more.
It’s been another loooong stretch with no news from Greenville. What on earth has been going on? First, I took a nice long vacation. My family went to Maine to hang out with the Yankees for a while, soak up the cool weather, look at beaches with water too cold to actually swim in, eat… » Read more.
Last Thursday I got to hang out with Andrea’s group again – session 3 this time. Session 3 is awesome for many reasons, one of which is that they have usually found out the baby’s sex between sessions 2 and 3. So we get to hear all about their baby – if it’s a boy… » Read more.
Did i mention all the rewards that come with being a part of a CenteringPregnancy program? Check out the message i got on our Facebook page the other day: Awesome, awesome, awesome. In our Centering program, 76% of our moms are breastfeeding when they leave the hospital after delivery. This is a great rate compared… » Read more.
Good heavens, where has the time gone? November whizzed by like one of them super-fast Acela trains I saw up in Washington DC while I was there for Thanksgiving. Yes, I got to go to a big Capital city for the holidays and say the things that us small-town people say in the big cities:… » Read more.
May 26, 2012 Today marks the one year anniversary of the only Centering baby that we’ve ever lost. She was a beautiful six month old baby girl who died of SIDS in the early morning on May 26, 2011. It was her six month birthday that day. Her parents woke up to find her not… » Read more.