There is a firm foundation about what you should be doing to have a healthy pregnancy & breastfeed. Stop paying attention to gimics and ideas that really won’t help you I have seen SO many “lactation cookies” or “pregnancy smoothies” acting like you NEED those things to have a healthy baby.
One of the most important things to know is the signs that breastfeeding isn’t working. More and more women are finding that biologically breastfeeding is NOT working — and they are not actually feeding their baby (often accompanied by guilt). This post teaches the signs that breastfeeding isn’t working, and share’s this RN’s tale of […]
This week’s episode is going to focus on what happens after baby. What’s normal, what to watch for and I even have a guest on who JUST had a baby and is one of the best moms I know (but also struggling to keep her head above the water with baby #3). I can’t wait […]
Today I want to review the Tushy bidet, give you a coupon to try it out for yourself, and share who I think it’s best for, and some things to watch out for when you install it. Tush Bidet Review Tushy sent me a Bidet (but is NOT requiring this review, and you will find […]
Here are some handy postpartum recovery tips from an L&D nurse. Your uterus is now healing from a “placenta scab” left from the baby making their exit. This post includes info on pads, pain medicine and the timeline you’ll likely follow. Having a baby is hard work! Sometimes you don’t think about all that your body […]
Today I want to share the story of my own pregnancy. I’m Hilary — I’ve been a labor nurse since 2001. In 2008 I was experiencing infertility. We’d been trying to have a baby for over 2 years and weren’t really sure what was in God’s cards for us, but we also had 2 boys […]
The Dollar Maxi Pad Club provides quality feminine products at a low price, shipped to your house conveniently, even with a treat! Dollar Maxi Pad Club The Dollar Maxi Pad Club is just like it sounds. It doesn’t sell a lot — but what it sells are quality. Pads $1 Tampons $3 Wipes $1 Menstrual […]
You’ll bleed for 4 to 6 weeks after your baby, during the postpartum period. Postpartum just means after the baby comes out. You’ll find that your body is truly recuperating from what you put it through during the postpartum period.
Originally written in January of 2011, photos editing/post re-published in 2017 I have a hard time at work sometimes. Sometimes I feel like I’m that drill Sargent sending troops off to the war that was so very painful to me. I wheel them to the curb with a little tear in my eye. I know […]
This article is going to talk about breastfeeding support at the hospital — and ask the question if baby-friendly hospitals are really all that friendly long-term? I read another thought-provoking postpartum article this morning about how tough life can be after a baby. There seem to be a lot of those out there, and I […]