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Disconnecting and Reconnecting: The Importance of Family Experiences

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Tweet This guest post is by Isis mom and blogger Kami Lewis Levin. I am pretty attached to my iPhone.  And not in an “I just really like it!” kind of way.  I mean, I’m attached to it.  As in it rarely leaves my hand.  As in, my iPhone is to me, what Angel Dear…

Birth Story of Dominic, by Sam

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Tweet Isis Childbirth Education Instructor Stacy Swain recently received this letter from Sam, a mom who took her Natural Childbirth class. Sam was kind enough to let us share her unique birth experience on our blog. Dear Stacy, Our little guy decided to make an early and quick arrival!  Dominic Francis Varano arrived the weekend…

"Was a Pinky, Now a Pacifier" The Dad Life, Six Words at a Time

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Tweet By Larry Smith I am an extremely proud new papa, but not the type of guy to keep a baby memory book. That said, I never want to forget the amazing things that my son Lukas is doing every day as he grows and changes at an astonishing rate. And given how much any…

Birth Story of Jack, by Laura

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Tweet We are pleased to announce the arrival of our amazing, perfect and tiny little son, Jack Oliver.  Jack was born at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, on May 11, 2011, two and a half weeks early! Jack is a family name on Laura’s side, and Oliver is a family name on Keith’s side. …

The Transformative Power of Pregnancy and Childbirth: Natalie’s Story (Part 4 of 4)

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Tweet We speak of pregnancy and childbirth as being “transformative,” but what does this really mean? Explore this idea by seeing it through the eyes of four women interviewed by Ph.D. candidate, Rachael L. Gerbic. Enjoy their candid narratives in her four-week blog series. [I made] my own destiny… you just have to give up…

In Your Words: Great Beginnings Graduates Turn One!

Tweet When we got this letter from Carrie, a graduate of our Great Beginnings new moms group, we just had to share! Dear Isis, I was part of an Isis Great Beginnings class that began meeting about one year ago in Needham with our fabulous facilitator, Teresa. I took several classes through Isis, but that…

The Transformative Power of Pregnancy and Childbirth: Tori’s Story (Part 3 of 4)

Tweet We speak of pregnancy and childbirth as being “transformative,” but what does this really mean? Explore this idea by seeing it through the eyes of four women interviewed by Ph.D. candidate, Rachael L. Gerbic. Enjoy their candid narratives in her four-week blog series. “Babies… they’re totally cosmic!” Tori’s Story: Tori was pregnant once before…

The UPPAbaby Vista: A Stroller Love Story

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Tweet It was love at first sight. It was 2009, and it seemed like all the world was abuzz about the new UPPAbaby Vista stroller. The new stroller was being unveiled at a juvenile product trade show in Las Vegas. Being newly pregnant myself, I had a vested interest in this hot new item and…