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The day my baby was born was surreal! There is nothing like holding your baby for the first time. When my daughter was placed in my arms for the first time I couldn't believe that she was mine and that she was finally in my arms. While it is amazing to have your first child motherhood also comes with a...
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When I was doing research on what I needed to get for my baby I was shocked at how much a tiny little human needs! I didn't think I was actually going to use it all and surprisingly enough I used everything I bought! Don't be surprised if it seems like you are getting a lot because when your baby...
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Naming your child is one of the most ever lasting gifts you could ever give! As a parent you want to give your child something truly unique and special. You want to choose a name for your baby girl that you and your daughter can be proud of. I have put together a list of 49 strong, powerful, and beautiful...
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Are you starting to think about birthing classes? You might have been thinking about them as well as doing your research when you first found out that you are pregnant. I was that pregnant lady! Being prepared is what I am all about! I kept thinking if birthing classes were really worth it, if we should take an in-person class or...
baby care tips for new moms
Bring your tiny newborn baby home from the hospital for the first can be scary. This is such an exciting time! I remember putting our tiny little girl in her car seat and thinking "I can't believe they are letting us take this little person home!" That night it hits you that you're a mom! and you may wonder if you...
first signs of labor approaching
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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The University of North Carolina has done studies that suggest that women who exercise regularly during pregnancy have better outcomes, including lower rates of gestational diabetes, hypertension, and depression. You might like to do some sort of physical activities during your pregnancy. But which ones are safe? Are any types of exercise best avoided? Exercise can cause problems for women who are prescribed...
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Are you sick of not having enough energy during your pregnancy? Tiredness during pregnancy is common-after all, your body is undergoing tremendous change. If your tiredness is extremely persistent and lasts into the second trimester, first off I am sorry! I have been there and secondly, it would be a good idea to check with your doctor to make sure there's nothing...
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we’ve spent 2 years just the two of us and 9 months eagerly waiting for our little angel to arrive. So why am I sitting in bed crying with you? Shouldn't I be happy that I am going to have our baby? Why do I all of a sudden feel guilty? As my husband tenderly holds my hand's thoughts are...