April is Cesarean Awareness Month. On the blog, we talk throughout the year about healthy birth practices, which also include the best, research-based ways to avoid cesarean. This month, we'll be sharing new and existing resources on specific things you can do to increase your chance of avoiding a c
Spring is in the air (unless of course, you're buried in snow -- sorry!), and for some, the fresh air and budding flowers prompt the need to clear out and clean out the house. Of course, preparing for the arrival of a new baby can also make you feel like you need to prep, clean, and organize (nestin
How do you see yourself giving birth? If you look at most books and TV shows, you’d assume every woman gives birth on her back, with her knees bent and legs held back, holding her breath to the count of 10.
"You're pregnant! Yay!" Or, maybe, "You're pregnant?! Whoa." Whether your pregnancy was intentional or not, if you become pregnant and are the only or few among your social circle to be pregnant, the transition can be difficult. The value and support from friendships is often a huge component of our
The first trimester of pregnancy can be rough. From the moment you find out you're pregnant (whether it's at 4 weeks or 10 weeks), you'll likely run through a rollercoaster of emotions and thoughts. Even a pregnancy that is planned and anticipated has a way of rocking your world! So for all you mama