The Spirited Violet

Very fittingly named after my oldest child, Ayanah Violet

September 3, 2017

When you first heard of placenta encapsulation I’m sure you were grossed out, or at least took pause. Perhaps you had little thoughts running around in your head. Why? How? Gross! I would never… One thing I’ve learned as a parent is to never say never. I used to say I...

August 28, 2017

A baby in Oregon became ill with an infection resulting from GBS in September 2016. The baby was treated with medication and then became ill a second time. Perplexed, the doctors looked for a cause. The mother was GBS negative, so outside sources were considered. After...