Birth Plan A – Laugh Through the Pain
July 13, 2015
I previously wrote a post about questions I had about labor and delivery, and that I wasn’t sure what I wanted to include in my birth plan (or if I even wanted a birth plan). Well, I still don’t know what I want, but I’ve got some great ideas I’m going to explore, and when…
How To Ease the Discomfort That Occurs After Child Birth
June 12, 2015
In addition to taking care of that new, sweet baby of yours, you need to make sure to take care of yourself and cope with the recovery and discomfort that comes after child birth. Here are some tips to help make those aches and pains that come with postpartum recovery a little bit more bearable….
What Should You Have In Your Hospital Bag?
May 28, 2015
You are in the home-stretch! If you’re anything like me, you fall asleep worried that the baby could come at any time, and YOUR HOSPITAL BAG IS STILL NOT PACKED! Don’t worry. This post will give you an idea on what to pack, so you have one less thing to worry about. Before we begin…
How Your Body Changes After Birth
May 19, 2015
For nine (or ten) months, your body has been growing, expanding, and increasing. And we’re not just talking weight, bellies, and breasts. Feet are bigger, hair is fuller, and blood volume increases by 40-50%. At the time of delivery, the uterus has grown 15 times heavier since conception! The lining on the inside is thicker,…
What type of childbirth is right for you?
April 28, 2015
You see it all the time in movies: pregnant female, water breaks, look of shock on her face, and a mad dash from her partner to find her bag, then proceeding to run to the door, usually forgetting the keys, and then once at the hospital, hysteric, sweaty screams from the pregnant lady as she’s…