I’ll be honest, as a late-20-something woman, pregnant for the first time, I had certain opinions of C-sections. I had plenty of friends who had delivered their babies by C-section, and while my brain knew that there are very legitimate reasons for a C-section, my heart focused on a medicine-free vaginal delivery. My OB-GYN and I had many conversations about my birth plan, … [Read more...]
You've been pregnant for what feels like forever and the time has finally come to welcome your new bundle of joy into the world. Make sure you're ready for everything from your trip to the hospital to those first few weeks of adjusting to your new life by checking out our tips, checklists, and information for brand new moms and seasoned veterans alike!
I recently came across a question in a pregnancy forum about how much walking is safe when you’re in labor. This dad-to-be was trying to determine if he and his wife could hoof it to the nearby hospital (about a third of a mile, or 500 meters away) once she was in labor. He went on to say he could push her in a wheelchair but had heard she could only lie flat once her water … [Read more...]
Wondering where to sell maternity clothes? After the birth of your baby, you won’t need them anymore (unless you're planning on having more kids, of course), but what do you do with them? Why not sell them and make some extra cash? After all, you're going to need all the extra funds you can get for all that baby gear that you didn't get at your shower! Here are … [Read more...]
Post pregnancy workout books are a great tool for helping you get back into shape after delivery. It can be incredibly difficult for many new moms to get back into an exercise routine after having had a baby. We are exhausted; our bodies hurt; the baby won’t stop crying, and for some of us the idea of getting back to our routine is frightening (well, at least it was for … [Read more...]
OMG! This has got to be the most beautiful thing in this world. I will admit, at first I was hesitant to watch the video because I get grossed out pretty easily. The baby was born on Saturday, August 6, 2016 in Barretos, Brazil. The baby was born in the amniotic sac and is actually a twin, with the twin being born just moments before naturally. Neither sex of the twins has been … [Read more...]