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Your life has been altered, remodeled, and transformed into something you could not have imagined. So, you need to change too. “A new crib and pretty wall paper in the nursery are sweet, but the best gift for your newborn is baby-proofing your [relationship].” Birthing from Within
Nothing By Mouth So many women, 60%, are told by their hospitals, nurses, and doctors that they should have no food during labor and nothing to drink. This is a perfect example of one of those hospital policies that has perpetuated for years and years but is not...read more
You truly can enjoy your pregnancy and not worry so much or feel miserable. Try these 6 pregnancy tips to get the most out of this life-changing experience. 1. Eat More Protein and More Calories for a Healthier Pregnancy Yes, that’s right! I just gave you permission...read more
Nipple stimulation can have an effect on your cervix and your uterus. If you are past your due date by a few days up to almost two weeks, it can cause labor to begin. If you’re not quite 40 weeks, it can help prepare your cervix for labor. This will help your labor go faster and be more productive.
If you had a vaginal birth, your postpartum “Lady Bits” are going to be sore, and swollen. These tips can help you heal faster and feel better postpartum.
For expectant moms, finding the best and most suitable exercise can be difficult because their bodies undergo a lot of changes, daily! Staying fit and healthy while pregnant can alleviate symptoms such as swelling, fatigue, and back pain. Prenatal Yoga is now one of...read more
Prenatal yoga is one highly recommended activity for pregnant women who want to prepare for childbirth. It can improve the strength and flexibility of your muscles, and develop proper breathing during labor.
The most common cause of nipple pain while breastfeeding is a Poor Latch. If you have sore nipples and you see any of these 11 sign of a poor latch, you need to see a certified lactation consultant (ICBLC).
If you pay close attention, you can see these 8 signs that labor is about to start soon. Then you’ll know. You’ll be holding your baby soon!
Once you hit that 5month mark in your pregnancy, you can start to feel your growing baby move inside the uterus. At first it feels like a little butterfly floating around in your belly. Ah! But then that miraculous feeling of those first real kicks and stretches of a...read more