Breastfeeding

World Breastfeeding Week in Plattsburgh

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World Breastfeeding Week is the first week in August every year. It’s a week of raising awareness about breastfeeding and community supports for breastfeeding families. There are many local activities planned to show support and raise awareness around breastfeeding resources in our community. All this talk of breastfeeding celebration will have you thinking about contacting […]

Birth

Birth Dictionary – all the terminology

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For most, the world of birth is a mystery – until you’re in it! And then there’s a speedy learning curve. Here’s a list of terms (a birth dictionary?) that are thrown around in the birth world to help with that learning curve! Birth Dictionary General Vocabulary There are lots of words used as you […]

Birth Resource

Local Hospital Birth Options

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While homebirths are on the rise, the majority of NY residents (~99% to be more precise) will choose to birth in a hospital. Even so, we generally seek out an environment that is as close to home as possible when it’s time to birth. Fortunately, our local hospital birth options recognize this and are proud […]

Birth

Happy Mother’s Day from Brown Eyed Photography

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Happy Mother’s Day! As the face behind the camera for Brown Eyed Photography, I get to meet many many mothers. Some visit the library every week. A few are entrepreneurs. Others sit on non profit boards. Some play a musical instrument. Several raise chickens. Most live on coffee and air. As parents, some read every […]