Tag: postpartum

Hope for the Anxious Mama

From the moment my baby was placed in my arms, I was head over heels in love with him. So in love that I (like many parents, I’m sure) wanted to do everything exactly right. Car seat secured, straps in the right position and tight enough, sleeping in a bassinet in our room — with

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6 weeks! 

Our handsome babe is somehow already 6 weeks old! It definitely feels like an accomplishment to have made it this far with no major disasters (a few pee incidents, a couple sad accidents with that liquid gold breast milk and a failed first night out WITH baby) and a big wins like him sleeping 5.5

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Milestone Moment! 

Today is day 12 of our adventure with baby LW – and it was a big one! Not only did he get back to birthweight today, he surpassed it by 2.2 ounces. That means mama and daddy can get a little extra sleep and we don’t have to go to the doctor every other day

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Do we need a doula?

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

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