2 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pin It Share 2 Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 0 Email — 2 Flares × Many thanks to Jen of Ecological Babies diaper store and blog site for sharing the birth story of her second child. And, congrats to her as she is expecting baby number three. May it be an… Continue reading Birth Story: A Hypno-Birth
4 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pin It Share 4 Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 0 Email — 4 Flares × ©iStockphoto.com/monkeybusinessimages Pregnancy comes with a lot of questions: Will I have morning sickness? What should we name the baby? How big will I get? Will I get cankles? How will my pregnancy affect my job? How… Continue reading Working for Two: Experts share advice for pregnant women.
2 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pin It Share 2 Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 0 Email — 2 Flares × After seven years of marriage, nearly 42 weeks of gestation, and countless hours of researching and determining my desired birth plan, labor with my first child started in the wee hours of the morning. The contractions… Continue reading Birth One: The Goose Egg
5 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pin It Share 5 Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 0 Email — 5 Flares × Many thanks to Brittany McCardle of The Gentle Home for sharing her birth story with us. She shared the first part of this story on her midwife’s website. And congrats to her as she is expecting… Continue reading Home Birth Story: What if Something Goes Wrong?
0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 0 Email — 0 Flares × This is pregnancy #3 for me. I should be an old pro by now, right? Perhaps that is true in certain regards, but in other ways, I’m not sure any woman will ever feel like a pro when it comes… Continue reading Birth Fears
0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 0 Email — 0 Flares × I read the article “Is a Painful Childbirth All in Your Head?” by Alice Grist on the Huff Post website. Grist is 6 weeks away from having her first baby and she is using hypnobirthing. She admits that she hasn’t… Continue reading Can childbirth be painless?
3 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pin It Share 3 Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 0 Email — 3 Flares × Giving birth is one of the biggest experiences of our lives. At what other point do our efforts result in bringing a new life into this world? Yet, women often go into birth with a lack… Continue reading 7 Ways to an Informed Birth
1 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pin It Share 1 Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 0 Email — 1 Flares × It’s easy to focus on the negatives of motherhood–the exhaustion, the terrible twos, the constantly repeating yourself and never feeling heard. When I first began blogging, I had a tendency to focus on moments of discontent.… Continue reading Three Happinesses: What made you happy this week?
2.2K Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pin It Share 2.2K Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 0 Email — 2.2K Flares × Congratulations! You’ve planned and prepared for your new little blessing and the time has finally come – your baby is here! What should you expect when breastfeeding a newborn in the first few days following delivery?… Continue reading What to Expect When Breastfeeding a Newborn
3.5K Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pin It Share 3.5K Google+ 0 StumbleUpon 0 Email — 3.5K Flares × With the emotional roller coaster that pregnancy brings, it can be daunting for pregnant women to take on the additional pressure of eating the “perfect” pregnancy diet. The good news: there is no single perfect diet… Continue reading Eating for Two? Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy Diet