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… Continue reading Recovery Gone Wrong
Had you mentioned placenta encapsulation to me 5 years ago, or even 3, I probably would have loudly said “ew” or “never” or “whyyyy?” but now, I’m on board. My curiosity began after seeing a fit mama that I follow on Instagram post about her own experience with placenta encapsulation. She felt like she had… Continue reading Placenta Encapsulation
I read about Doulas in What to Expect When You’re Expecting and thought it sounded kind of nice. Then we learned exponentially more about what doulas actually do in our Prepared Childbirth class. After discussing and agreeing that we both thought having extra support during delivery would be a good idea, we asked our Prepared… Continue reading Do we need a doula?
I spent part of the week in Boston – my very last work trip before baby makes his appearance! Planes are not fun when you are 7 months pregnant, have a bladder that’s constantly full and you feel twice your normal size, but at least the flights aren’t too long. Work has been stressful lately… Continue reading 29 Week Update!