This post contains affiliate links; this means if you make a purchase using one of these links I may receive a commission. Please see my disclosure for more information. From my earliest memories, I always wanted to be a mom. My own mother even reminds me of how much I loved to pretend to play […]
Ever since I wrote about how to take maternity leave under the FMLA (family medical leave act) when having an unassisted birth and seeing how bad it SUCKS I have been thinking about the why!
Finding the perfect midwife! In order to find the perfect midwife, it may take some time. You may need to interview a few but that will ensure you have found the right one. The thing is what questions should you be asking to make sure they are the right one. So who is the right […]
Did you know that the perfect provider is out there for you? For me and this pregnancy, I am my perfect provider. I listen to myself, I do my own prenatal testing and I am happy with my care. Those are all the same things you should expect from your perfect provider. Let’s break down […]
So you have made it to 28 weeks and are so exciting to be nearing the end. The excitement of meeting your new baby is like anything else you have ever experienced. So what should you expect these last 12 weeks and how will you survive these last few weeks of just wanting to give […]
The first trimester of pregnancy is defined as the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, most of those you may not even know you are expecting. It becomes an exciting time when those beautiful two lines appear. In this guide, I will cover what to expect during this time and ways to support your growing pregnancy. […]
If you are between 13-27 weeks you are now in your second trimester. This is an exciting time for most parents, a safer zone if you will. Between 20-24 weeks is when the viability window for a baby to survive if they are born prematurely. Now in your second trimester, you may feel the “morning” […]
Pregnancy, birth and becoming parents are all such amazing adventures. You never know what to expect at any stage. There is no handbook and everyone has the advice to give about how you should do everything. Before you decide to have children here are five things you should research. Some of these may be no […]
My time with each of them will last me a lifetime of memories and a bond. For them it gave them a lifetime supply of antibodies.
You have probably never heard anyone tell you to research breastfeeding. More times then not you are asked what formula you will use with the baby. You are sent so many samples and then given even more when you go to interview pediatricians. What should you research and what do you need to know? Breastfeeding […]