There was a really good article on the rise of home births in the city a couple of weeks ago that I wanted to share, which credits "The Business of Being Born" as one influence. That couldn't be more accurate. I blogged about the affect the film had on my husband and I several months ago, and I even got to tell Ricki Lake in person at a fundraiser for the New Space for Women's Health last month.
What's it like to raise a newborn in a 525 sq ft Manhattan studio? I don't know yet but for the next few months I'm blogging about our decision to live small as a means of living a more sustainable (and frankly, more affordable) life. This is an exploration of the coolest new tools to economize on space, ecofriendly baby products and musings on the "less is more" approach to child-rearing.