What’s the Best Child Spacing for Your Family?


Best Child Spacing

How far apart should your babies be? Is there a “right” child spacing? We take a look at some things to consider when planning your pregnancies in today’s episode!

Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • The “official” recommendations on child spacing
  • Is birth control all pros and no cons?
  • How far apart were babies in healthy traditional cultures?
  • What did those cultures use to space babies?
  • Is breastfeeding effective for child spacing?
  • What’s essential if you want to use nursing to space babies?
  • Normal spacing if you use no birth control
  • What does love have to do with it?
  • What’s the right choice for your family?

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Kristen is a pregnancy coach, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! I've spent nearly two decades helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Does complete support for a sacred birth and beautiful beginning for your baby resonate with you? Contact me today to chat about how powerful guidance and coaching can transform your pregnancy, birth, and mothering journey <3

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