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Welcome to StorkNet's Guest Room

We're pleased to bring you interviews with the following authors and experts on a wide variety of topics related to pregnancy, parenting and women's health. You are invited to visit our sister site, Exploring Womanhood, as well, where you will find an array of different guests related to womanhood.

Current / Ongoing Interviews

Dr. William Camann and Kathryn Alexander, authors of Easy Labor: Every Woman's Guide to Choosing Less Pain and More Joy During Childbirth are here to discuss how you can make confident, informed choices regarding pain relief preferences well before the day of your baby's birth.

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Postpartum

Hypnosis in Childbirth with Kerry Tuschhoff, HCHI, CHt, CI
Kerry Tuschhoff is the Founder, President and Director of Hypnobabies®. She is also a Certified Hypnotherapist and Childbirth Educator. She was here to discuss hypnosis in childbirth.

Healthy Pregnancy Over 35 ~ Laura Goetzl, MD, MPH, author of Health Pregnancy Over 35, was here to discuss the unique concerns of women over the age of 35 and provides expert advice for every stage, from assessing one's preconception health to adjusting to motherhood.

Maureen Connolly and Dana Sullivan, authors of The Essential C-Section Guide discussed topics such as pain control, risks and benefits, breastfeeding, postpartum depression, scar care, healing at home, getting your body back, and everything you need to know about Cesarean birth.

Sylvia Brown, author of The Post-Pregnancy Handbook visited with StorkNet Member to discuss various topics of her book: what you can expect the first few days after childbirth, and thereafter. Her book gives detailed guidance for mothers on: recovering from cesareans, episiotomies, surviving fatigue, toning the pelvic floor, organizing life around baby, diet, exercise, and much more. In answering member questions, she addressed the physical, emotional and sexual effects of childbirth.

Amy E. Tracy, author of The Pregnancy Bed Rest Book and the coauthor of Your Premature Baby and Child, shares her vital information and experiences surrounding pregnancy bedrest. Be sure to take a moment to read our review of The Pregnancy Bed Rest Book.

Dr. Holly Roberts, author of Your Vegetarian Pregnancy; A Month-by-Month Guide to Health and Nutrition brings us a lifetime of expertise, information and wisdom to help vegetarian women achieve healthy pregnancies. Read about our guest and her book, then enjoy her interview.

Dr. Henry Lerner, author of Miscarriage: Why It Happens And How Best To Reduce Your Risks spoke with StorkNet members about miscarriage and related discussion. As many of our members have experienced one or more miscarriages, we know this topic will be one of great value. We hope this interview is helpful to you.

Ann Douglas is an award-winning journalist and the author of 21 books, including the best-selling The Mother of All Pregnancy Books and Trying Again. She is also a regular contributor to our Question of the Month feature on Erichad Grief Support, our sister site, dedicated to loving support for bereaved parents. Come visit.

Dr. Datta, author of Childbirth and Pain Relief, An Anesthesiologist Explains Your Options replied to questions from StorkNet members regarding issues related to pain relief and childbirth. We know many of you have this concern as you draw near your due date. Drop by and gather up some of Dr. Datta's pain-free knowledge on this hot topic.

This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression ~ Author Karen R. Kleiman M.S.W. has replied to selected questions presented by StorkNet members. Visit now and read her replies and learn more about postpartum depression and her book: This Isn't What I Expected. Karen's book explains what women and therapists need to know about postpartum depression. Also visit Karen's page of archived questions and answers from her visit on our message board.

Waterbirth Expert Barbara Harper, R.N., author of Gentle Birth Choices answers StorkNet member questions about waterbirth, homebirth, birthing positions, midwives, vaginal birth after cesarean, birth centers and much, much more.

Author Elisabeth Hallett is here to talk about her latest book Stories of the Unborn Soul: The Mystery and Delight of Pre-Birth Communication. If you have ever experienced a before birth or even before conceived connection with your child, you will want to read this interview.

Parenting

StorkNet Interview with Fresh Baby Co-Founder
StorkNet is very pleased to present this interview with Cheryl Tallman, co-founder of Fresh Baby. During the month of March, which happens to be National Nutrition Month!, Cheryl will be answering your questions regarding making baby food, introducing solid foods, and raising a healthy eater.

Elizabeth Pantley is the author of: Kid Cooperation: How to Stop Yelling, Nagging and Pleading and Get Kids to Cooperate, Perfect Parenting: The Dictionary of 1,000 Parenting Tips, and Hidden Messages: What Our Words and Actions Are Really Telling Our Children. Click on the links above to read our reviews of her wonderful books! We also recommend reading Elizabeth's articles on StorkNet. Then visit her interview page where we are discussing parenting concerns.

Darcie Sanders and Martha M. Bullen, authors of Staying Home; From Full-time Professional to Full-time Parent spoke with StorkNet members about stay-at-home parenting.

Lindsey Biel, M.A., OTR/L and Nancy Peske, authors of Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Integration Issues answered member questions about sensory integration dysfunction and related issues.

Edward M. Hallowell M.D. is an expert at offering practical ways to approach some of life's most difficult challenges. He is the author of the national bestseller, Driven to Distraction, and Answers to Distraction, both of which address attention deficit disorder in children and adults. He visited with us to discuss his newest book Dare to Forgive. Hallowell explains why forgiveness is one of the best things you can do to heal your body and mind.

Empowerment speaker, entertainment journalist, entrepreneur and author Yasmin Shiraz is the author of The Blueprint For My Girls, a voice of reassurance and understanding. She invited mothers and daughters to bring their questions and concerns to our interview, and shared her inspiration and words of wisdom, along with guidance and encouragement to become proud, strong women.

Autism is a very complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life. It is four times more prevalent in boys than girls and may occur in as many as two to six in 1,000. Dr. Peter Tanguay stopped by to talk with us about this neurological disorder, giving us some very respected information and direction.

Judith S. Lederman and Candida Fink, M.D., authors of The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child, join us for an informative discussion about bipolar disorder and related issues. Their book explores the stigma of mental illness, and teaches parents how to deal with family, friends, school personnel, and others who have difficulty understanding the bipolar child. If you are dealing with a challenging psychiatric diagnosis, or if you have concerns about your child's mood disorder, please read this informative and very supportive interview.

Mimi Doe, author of several books, including Busy But Balanced, responds to questions regarding how to create a nourishing, warm, caring family environment and how to add a sense of peace back into our lives. Stop by for a dose of inspiration!

Baby Massage: The Calming Power of Touch ~ Diana Moore is the founder and leading teacher of the Loving Touch Foundation in Oregon. She wrote the forward to the beautiful book Baby Massage: The Calming Power of Touch. She has responded to questions presented by our members in this very informative interview.

Breastfeeding

Anne Smith, IBCLC took several questions from StorkNet members about breastfeeding. You'll enjoy the wide variety of topics discussed here. All questions and answers are labeled for quick reference. Browse through in order, or chose something that is specifically helpful for you at this time.

Elaine Moran, author of Bon Appetit, Baby! The Breastfeeding Kit, has responded to questions from StorkNet members. Drop by and read! This was a fabulous discussion.

Dr. Jack Newman is a leading breastfeeding expert in the world today. Enjoy this supportive and informative interview.

Author Jill Dalley has joined us for our World Breastfeeding Week celebration. Author of The Meat and Potatoes of Breastfeeding, her specialty is related to eating guidelines for the breastfeeding mom.

Infertility

Geoffrey Sher, M.D, Executive Medical Director of the Sher Institutes For Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) spoke with our members about infertility, its many causes, treatment, hope and success. A great amount of important information was shared during his visit. We hope it helps!

Samuel Thatcher, M.D., Ph.D. is a Reproductive Endocrinologist, specializing in reproductive aging, ovarian function, assisted reproduction and early human development. He is the author of two books and a weekly column on his website. Dr. Thatcher joined StorkNet to discuss infertility and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.

For Women

An Interview with Hallmark's Co-Star of "Home and Family" Cristina Ferrare
Raising caring kids is a difficult job in today's busy world. It can be even more challenging for women who work outside of the home and have extremely demanding lives. Cristina Ferrare, TV Co-Star with Mark Steines of Hallmark's "Home and Family", makes this look effortless. Here are some of her valuable tips on how we can all raise kids with strong values, in spite of the often chaotic world around them. Interview by Anne Leedom.

StorkNet Interview with Author Kathryn Sansone
StorkNet is very pleased to present our interview with Kathryn Sansone, author of Woman First, Family Always. Kathryn will be answering your questions regarding her book and how to remain a woman first while being a busy wife and mother. Stop by and ask her a question. She will answer approximately ten questions and replies will be posted as we receive them.

Edward M. Hallowell M.D. is an expert at offering practical ways to approach some of life's most difficult challenges. He is the author of the national bestseller, Driven to Distraction, and Answers to Distraction, both of which address attention deficit disorder in children and adults. He visited with us to discuss his newest book Dare to Forgive. Hallowell explains why forgiveness is one of the best things you can do to heal your body and mind.

Empowerment speaker, entertainment journalist, entrepreneur and author Yasmin Shiraz is the author of The Blueprint For My Girls, a voice of reassurance and understanding. She invited mothers and daughters to bring their questions and concerns to our interview, and shared her inspiration and words of wisdom, along with guidance and encouragement to become proud, strong women.

Mimi Doe, author of several books, including Busy But Balanced, responds to questions regarding how to create a nourishing, warm, caring family environment and how to add a sense of peace back into our lives. Stop by for a dose of inspiration!

Author Janice Cox has replied to questions submitted by StorkNet members. Stop by and read this fascinating discussion about her natural beauty books, recipes, ingredients, homegrown herbs, storage and more. Participants in this interview were emailed StorkNet's favorite Janice Cox recipe: Oatmeal Cookie Bath. Be sure to read StorkNet's book reviews of Janice's books, as well.

Domestic Violence:

Domestic Violence Discussion with Jennifer Bowles, MSW, LCSW. Jennifer Bowles has answered nearly a 100 questions from our members. Please take a moment to read some of these very intense discussions.

Crafts / For the Home:

Author, artist, decorator and talented creator Susan Branch spoke with us about scrapbooking, creating and saving memories, and much more. Enjoy our talk with Susan!

"FlyLady" is the Internet's newest organizational secret! Her no-nonsense approach to getting your home and self back into order has worked for thousands. She will guide you through babysteps to get rid of your clutter and set down new daily routines. Enjoy her interview on StorkNet! Then find your lace-up shoes and get ready to organize your life.


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