April 1, 2019

My first son was born after two days of labor, an epidural, an episiotomy, and some tearing as well. I was nervous this birth would be a repeat of that, but everyone always says your second birth is different than your first. Boy, were they right.

This pregnancy was als...

March 4, 2019

Ask any type of medical profession, it takes time between going off birth control and getting your body back to a normal period cycle. Since it took me a while to get pregnant with my first because of this, I figured the same thing would happen when we next tried. I ga...

January 1, 2019

When I found out I was pregnant I was thrilled. A lot of my friends already had babies or were pregnant. We had been trying for a while and when seeing the results of a blood test I did, I was over the moon. Well, now I knew I was pregnant, now what?

Lucky for me I had...

December 5, 2017

I am a planner. I have always been a planner. My days are dictated by checklists, reminders and calendars.

So I was naturally pretty excited when I heard about the concept of a “birth plan.” I can decide in advance how each phase of my delivery is going to go? Great!

It...

November 13, 2017

My labor with my baby son was one of the most inspiring things that I have ever experienced. If you had asked me before I was pregnant, or even a few months before he was born, if I thought that I’d be one to say that, I would have laughed at you.

Growing up, the “birth...

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