I have postpartum anxiety. Those words feel foreign as I type them. Over the past month I have been struggling to figure out exactly how this defines me, what dies this mean for me as a mother? While I have yet to come up with very many answers I felt it was important to go … Continue reading When it’s more than just Worry: Postpartum Anxiety
What you need in your diaper bag changes as your baby grows, here's a look inside my diaper bag when August was a newborn. 10 Diapers Package of wipes Diaper changing mat Mylicon Gas Relief drops Gripe Water First aid kit: nail clippers, bandaids, thermometer, and Tylenol for mom A set of clean clothes and … Continue reading What’s in My Diaper Bag: Newborn-3 Months
If you are having any trouble nursing please contact a lactation specialist. You can find one here. Starting a good and strong nursing relationship with your newborn will be vital to their development, any questions or concerns you have would be gladly answered by a specialist. I by no means am a lactation specialist, I … Continue reading Troubleshooting Breastfeeding
The moment I first saw you time stood still- I couldn't speak, I couldn't cry tears of joy, I was just in absolute awe as to how perfect you were. I placed you on my chest and it felt like my heart started beating for the very first time. Your dad looked so proud of … Continue reading Little one…
While I was pregnant I did my fair share of research about what to expect during the Postpartum period. I felt like I was pretty well prepared to handle whatever my post-baby body would throw at me, but boy was I wrong! 1. Postpartum comes in waves. I had a list of symptoms I might … Continue reading What They Didn’t Tell Me About Postpartum
When I was pregnant I started my care with my OBGYN with every expectation that I would be delivering our little one in the traditional hospital setting. Hospitals have always given me the creepies- in my life a visit to the hospital was surrounded by sorrow and grief. It was by no means a place … Continue reading Why I chose a Birth Center
Traveling with babies is no joke- but it didn't have to be as hard as we make it in our minds. Planning the trip around little one's schedule can help the journey go more smoothly- but it never hurt to have some extra help! There are TONS of apps out there for traveling with or … Continue reading Traveling with Baby: Free apps for on the go!