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...]
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!
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...]
Whether you're having a home birth or delivering in the hospital, these five birthing aids will definitely make your delivery much easier to bear. Now, I'll be totally honest with you; I didn't get to have a natural delivery. I was still trying to decide which type of delivery to go with (totally natural versus epidural versus some sort of hybrid versus standing on my head … [Read more...]
Can I choose to have a c-section? You are nearing the end of your pregnancy and getting antsy. The nesting phase has come and gone, the nursery and everything in your house is prepared and cleaner than ever before and you are just ready to have your baby. But you still have to wait. This might be the first lesson in parenthood before we even become parents, learning to be … [Read more...]
Are there benefits to having a doula? What is a doula? Doula actually means woman’s servant in Greek (she is also called a labor support companion). Keep that in mind as you read this article, because when it comes down to it, that is all she is, there for you. Check out the benefits to having a doula to help you decide if one is right for you! Related: Natural Birth: … [Read more...]