During my pregnancy, I joined Fit4Mom‘s Fit4Baby program. Admittedly, I could have (and wish I would have) done this earlier. I loved having other moms who were in the same preggo boat with me to work out with, ask questions of and just talk to about what was to come. Many of us were first time… Continue reading Body Back (not yet)
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?