Tag: labor and delivery

Best Moments of 2017

I didn’t blog at all in December (until now) and I’m not the least bit sad about it. This month was busy with the holidays and finishing up stuff at work for the year and Liam being sick EVERY SINGLE WEEK (and me catching at least 75% of those sicknesses). But, this was the most

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Recovery Gone Wrong 

Someone recommended this book to me last week as we talked about our birth experiences (I didn’t buy it because it’s $32 and that seems crazy!). I’ve been pretty vocal that Liam’s birth didn’t go as I had planned and was a little traumatic for me (us) at the time. However, I’ve since come to

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Hospital bag necesssities 

I had mostly packed my hospital bag well in advance of heading to the hospital but in our rush to get everything together the night we actually had to go, I shoved a little bit of anything I might in there. I didn’t need most of the clothes I packed (even though we were there

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Liam’s Birth Story 

  For months, I had in my head how our birth story would happen. We’d wake up in the middle of the night and gather our things, hug the dogs goodbye, and calmly head to the hospital to become a family of three. We planned hard. We took classes. We read books. We hired a

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Hospital Tour

We signed up for a hospital tour at the same time that we signed up for our Prepared Childbirth class, breastfeeding class, and Daddy boot camp. We are so glad that we did it! It was helpful to hear where to go if it’s ‘after hours’, how to take advantage of the valet parking, checking

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