A quick run down on how to prevent or lessen abdominal separation during pregnancy.
Author: Leah Outten
What’s it like to birth the placenta? No one talks about what happens after birth! Why don’t we talk about placenta more?
I was starving one of my babies by not listening to my momma gut and treating it early on.
The bedside basket is for momma to rest as much as possible and avoiding getting up except for bathroom breaks and showering
Where there once was a life moving inside you, it is now still. Where there was once another beating heart, it is now quiet.
I’ve been comparing notes with my step-mom who is heading into menopause.
Moms, it is normal and okay to feel both at the same time: Weak, yet strong. Inadequate, yet confident.
As baby number five lays sleeping on my chest, I’m leaning on these again to avoid PPD once more.
Waiting is not fun. Torture even. Pure, physical and emotional torture.
In every season, whether waiting for baby to come or sending off a teenager to college, there is the tug of war in the excitement of new beginnings and the hesitation of letting go to new changes.
It was small, simple, and very casual but that’s exactly what I envisioned. I solely wanted to feel the support and excitement of a new baby coming, as every mom does regardless of their family size.
Regardless of the scale beeping under our toes or the new cellulite patch on our tush… We’re growing a baby.
Gender disappointment is very real, whether we want to admit it or not.
Postpartum recovery is pretty crucial as well, for both baby and yourself as you transition into this new season of motherhood.
After an experience that left me wanting more out of my birthing time, not just a healthy baby but an empowering womanly moment, I decided to switch to a midwife at a birthing center.
Third trimester fun facts are things that I wish people told me about when I had my first many years ago.