Glow Maven- Latham Thomas

Latham Thomas is the founder of Mama Glow, a boutique maternity lifestyle brand . Author of bestseller- Mama Glow: A Hip Guide to Your Fabulous Abundant Pregnancy. As seen on Style Network hit show- Tia and Tamera- as Tamera's doula. Co-founder of the Mama Glow Film Festival and Mama Glow Salon Series- platforms for education, advocacy, and philanthropy in maternal health. Lives in NYC with her son and their turtle climby. www.mamaglow.com

10 Ways to Get Ready for Baby’s Birth: A Must-Have List for Soon-to-Be Moms

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Birds do it, and so do cats, apes, and other mammals preparing for birth. Nesting is an instinctual mechanism that prepares your “empty nest” to become full and quite busy for the next 18 years. Nesting is like spring-cleaning on steroids. Organization, cleanliness, and preparation are top priority. Now it’s time to clear some more... read more

The Doula Dilemma: 5 Reasons You Should Consider Getting a Labor Coach

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Labor support has been marginalized in our culture in the last hundred years. The current medical model leaves little room for caretakers who are advocate for their clients, the birthing mamas. A new day has come where many hospitals are now welcoming a fleet of skilled and well trained birth professionals called,'the doulas".... read more

Prenatal Nutrition: Healthy Eating During the Holidays (When Everything Looks So Good!)

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The winter holidays are full of days of feasting. The month of December alone is full of cultural traditions that bring a plethora of tasty and sumptuous treats including cakes, pies, candies, chocolates, among other things. Most of us who are indulging in these delights will pack on an extra three to seven pounds during... read more

7 Ways For a New Dad to Bond With Baby

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Everyone knows the bond between a mother and her baby is intense, a bond of pure love and necessity. Many times new papas can feel left out of the bonding experience, creating tension in the relationship and leading to feelings of inadequacy. You can't make breast milk on demand, but there are other ways you... read more