There’s no better way to come back to “work” than to write a birth story! Had you asked me that Tuesday morning, on my due date August 16th, if I would meet my baby that day… I would have said, no way. I …
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The Waiting Game
I learned something this week that was a valuable and humbling lesson - babies arrive on their own time.
A Natural Mom’s Birth Bag
If you are birthing in a birth center or at home.. your "hospital bag" is going to look way different. For birth centers (and obvious at home births) you're not staying overnight at a hospital or spending any extended periods …
Labor Preparation at 37 Weeks
I'm not a betting woman, but if I can do anything to increase my odds of an easier labor, an earlier birth and all around faster delivery - you can bet I'll be participating!
Hello, third trimester… You sure showed up quick! It’s funny re-living pregnancy a second time around because it can be so much the same and yet so different. I had previously thought my son was active in the womb but …
VBAC With Some Fear
Something that encouraged me the most after this experience was when one of my miracle hour nurses told me that they were all rooting for me to have a successful VBAC because they don’t see many of those these days.
Birth Stories: The Truth Found in C-sections
I was having thoughts no mother should have, crying every night, feeling alone and thought no one could understand. My heart loved my son immensely but my mind was so clouded. I never reached out but I eventually got through …
Peterson Addition Round #2
As I sit here and write this [on December 14th] I am in awe of the fact that I am now carrying our second child. I took a test this morning, since I was 5 days late and hopped in the …
How To Make A Labor-Aid Electrolyte Drink | Mommypotamus
Alright, I know Labor might be in the title – but I make this for my husband too… When we were attempting to kick sugar and processed products to the curb, that meant my husbands beloved sports drinks. We started making …
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Newborn Photos – Maverick Leo
This little munchkin has grown so much in the past view months, it’s undeniable. But, boy oh boy – how I love these images from the first week of his life