Since Hannah was four days overdue, last Saturday we decided to give baby Massimo a nudge with a nice walk by the beach. We parked by Carlsbad Village Drive and… Continue Reading Natural Childbirth with Drama
Below is the birth plan Hannah and I gave your OBGYN to express our desire for a natural, unmedicated childbirth. Feel free to use it as your natural birth plan… Continue Reading Natural Birth Plan Template
As I wrote yesterday, Hannah and I love the Bradley method. It empowers mothers to deliver their baby naturally, without medications, but it takes commitment and preparation; the expectant mother… Continue Reading Labor Cheat Sheet for a Great Childbirth Experience
When Hannah and I got pregnant with our first baby, we had no clue how to prepare for it; the experience was so new, the options so many, the advice from… Continue Reading Bradley Method: The Best Way to Deliver a Baby
As an Italian living in Southern California, I’m a big fan of mixing the goodness of the Mediterranean diet with a healthy lifestyle and outdoor activities. What I love about… Continue Reading How Can I Make Sure I Am Buying Real Olive Oil?
When our three-year old daughter got a cut on her forehead, we treated it with an antibiotic ointment (neosporin) and butterfly bandages. After a few days the question was: how do… Continue Reading How to Prevent a Cut from Scarring
Some time ago, our three-year old daughter Giada bumped her forehead against our gate. She got an half-an-inch vertical cut right above the nasal septum. In a situation like this,… Continue Reading How to Treat an Open-Cut injury