Welcome to my blogsite! My name is Kim Martino-Sexton. Since 1998 I have had the honor of standing in the presence of thousands of newborn family miracles. My intention is to deliver up the very best education about life’s most important moments. I hope you find value in what is written here.
There isn’t an exact answer to this frequently asked question. However, most pregnant women can expect to gain at least between 25 – 35 pounds. In a recent, albeit very informal “poll” on my Facebook page the average weight gain was 45 pounds with a range from 20 to 70. Among my childbirth education students […]
Congratulations on your pregnancy and welcome to the exciting world of Expectant Parenthood! Choosing a Childbirth Class, a Birth Doula, a Midwife, an OB, a Hospital, Birth Center, a Pediatrician and/or a Postpartum Coach are just a few of the many decisions you get to make throughout your early parenting journey. There are many choices in childbirth […]
Did you know paternity must be established before Dad has any rights to his newborn baby? In most states, paternity is only established when Dad’s name is added to the Birth Certificate. A birth certificate will be issued approximately 30 days after birth in most states. Which means at the hospital Mom must give the […]
Take A Childbirth Class! 30 Reasons to Take A Childbirth Class To prepare for one of life’s most miraculous moments To learn about the many choices you have during pregnancy, labor and birth To stay healthy and low risk during pregnancy and birth To become a more informed pregnancy & birth consumer To avoid unnecessary […]