How I Went Into Labor One Week Before My Due Date (2 Min. Read)
The Goal When I was 35 weeks pregnant, I was dreading labor. My final month seemed to take forever and I was ready to push baby out. My baby bump was dropping. My back was hurting. And each step I took used every ounce of energy I had. When I learned that there were natural […]
Just Another Hospital Bag Checklist
If you’re pregnant and preparing for labor, you might realize soon enough that there are tons of free checklists for expecting Moms out there – especially for the hospital bag. There are many “Ultimate” checklists buzzing around the internet and several other “Best” checklists swimming among the cracks of search engines (such as Google). The […]
My Water Broke! What Happens Next?
If there was one thing I was always curious about, it was how it would be like when your water breaks during labor. I’ve always seen it happen in movies and with my first pregnancy, I assumed it would happen to me too (which is not always the case for some people). I had questions […]
Am I Dilating? Wait, what is it?
Do you often wonder what cervical dilation is? Or when it happens and how it happens? If this is you then you’ve come to the right place. Before pregnancy, I’ve always heard other Moms talk about dilating this, dilating that, dilating 2 centimeters, and so forth. What I don’t hear them talking about is the process of […]
6 Things You Should Do After You Give Birth
As you head into your third trimester and prepare for the final day, you may want to consider reading a few things that will be helpful during your postpartum period. Besides labor and delivery, you will want to think about any documentations, phone calls, and legal paperwork that will establish the arrival of your baby. […]