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The Red Tent Postpartum Experience

Welcome to Your First 40 Days! Imagine going into labor knowing that someone was going to create a sacred cocoon for you to retreat into, with babe in arms, after delivery? What would your space look like? And, what kind of postpartum experience would you have as a result? Recently, the First 40 did just […]


Guest Blog by First 40 Client, Sofia Boucher

Moving to San Diego from Marin was a challenge. My husband had already been here for two months working, then me and my two children, with a third on the way, followed. My daughter was starting middle school and was nervous as this would be her first public school experience; she had been attending a […]

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Guest Blog by First 40 Client Tanya Lynn

When I was pregnant, I felt like I was going through a tunnel. I knew there was some new world on the other side, and I could see a little bit of the light, but it was incomprehensible at that time. I was excited, scared, apprehensive, giddy and sad all at once. Sad because my […]


Guest Blog by First 40 Client Maura Rassman

As I write this, today marks the six-week birthday of my daughter Ruby. Both she and I are thriving, as well as my 21-month-old son Orion and my fiancé Jonathan. I can attribute much of my relaxed and elevated state  to the experience I had as a participant in the First 40 Days. Before I […]

What can we say about Babyfest 2015?!?

My word, what an amazing experience we had! BabyFest 2015, put on by Babies in Bloom, was full and rich with loving, thoughtful goods and services, all in the name of babies and birthing! We connected with countless mothers, new and expectant, and countless service providers (doulas, nurses, dentists, and more). We gave away over […]