Coping With a Newborn in NICU

Having your precious baby in NICU is not something you pictured as part of your story. As a mom, getting discharged from postpartum can be so stressful because you are…

The Right Awake Times for Your Baby

Awake Time simply refers to the amount of time your baby is awake during the day between sleeps. Before I had my first kiddo I sort of thought babies just…

How to Work Through Postpartum Anxiety

Before I got pregnant with my second child, I had never experienced an anxiety disorder. Sure I’d been through really stressful situations, and even had nightmares after a particularly rough…

Vaginal Exams During Pregnancy: What to Expect

A vaginal exam, an internal exam, a cervical exam…all the same thing!  During these exams, your Health Care Provider (HCP) will insert their gloved fingers into the vagina to feel…

How many kids

How to Tell When You Are Done Having Kids

Mama’s there isn’t a straight forward answer for most of you! Some mamas know exactly how many kids they want and are blessed to get that magic number.  There are…

Top 10 Movies to Watch During Your Pregnancy

During pregnancy we experience a vast variety of emotions, peaking at different times throughout each trimester. Estrogen and progesterone fluctuate in our bloodstream and are responsible for those mood swings….

Common Latch Issues

Breastfeeding can be so wonderful, and yet so hard! I know I’m not alone in feeling that way and I so wish I had been given a ‘heads up’ that…

NICU: What to Expect

“NICU.” It sounds like a frightening word, especially after you have just given birth to your bundle of joy. However, most NICU admissions are required because your baby just needs…

Essential Information About VBACS

Hey there Mama, I see you!!  You want a vaginal delivery so bad.  Maybe your birth plan did not go as planned last go around and now you are wondering…