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Are you feeling nervous that you could go into labor at any time? When I hit 37 weeks I was packing our hospital bags, putting together my postpartum recovery kit, adding finishing touches to our birth plan and researching early sign of labor so that I could be fully prepared for the big day. Labor is different for every pregnant mama...
Man, what I wouldn't give to have someone tell me to put together a postpartum care kit. Truthfully I assumed that my body would bounce back to normal after having our baby. I was more worried about our hospital bags and making sure we had everything but didn't consider what I would need when we got home from the hospital. I...
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Are you considering doing a natural birth? Originally I had planned to have a medicated delivery because I feared the pain of childbirth. I would hear terrible stories of other women's delivery and they would leave me speechless. However, I did hear some truly amazing and empowering birth stories that inspired me. It wasn't until I was 23 weeks that I decided to...
how to write a birth plan | writing a birth plan | birth plans | why write a birth plan
The birth of your baby should be the most memorable, joyous, and life-changing experience. During that time you will not be wanting to spend time thinking about details or your hopes during delivery. That is why it is important to have a birth plan written out before the big day. Knowing where to start or even how to write one can...
laboring at home | Labor | Labor Pains
If you are planning on taking a birthing class or have taken one already a very common question that is asked is “How to manage labor pains at home.” This is a very good question for those who don’t want to rush to the hospital right away. I endured 36 hours of labor and I tell you what. It was...
Chances are you are getting pretty anxious as you get closer to your due date. You have been dreaming the past few months of meeting your little one and now you are closer than ever! Check out The Ultimate Third Trimester Checklist to make sure you have everything you need. Hopefully, by now you have stocked up on baby gear, decorated the...