You’re pregnant!! Congrats Mama! Whether this is a time of excitement or uncertainty or a little bit of both. Here’s a basic guide on the next steps to take as you move forward in your pregnancy and how to prepare for the main event, childbirth!
Midwife? OB? Doula? Not sure what they do or the differences between them?! Here’s a simple breakdown of what each does and which ones might be the best fit for you, your unique situation, and what you personally want for your pregnancy and birth!
Childbirth is a monumental event in a person's life. A good childbirth class will give you the tools so you can make an informed decisions for you and your baby during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. It can set you up to have a safer, empowering, and informed birth.
Why would someone want an unmedicated or natural birth? A natural birth can be an incredible, empowering experience. Learn some great tips on how to achieve one! YES, you can do it! Mothers are incredible! Preparation, education, and support is key. Learn more on how to set yourself up to have the type of birth you desire!
Your mind is a powerful thing, especially during birth! Keeping your mind positive and your thoughts and self-talk empowering is important! Surround yourself with these beautiful birth affirmations! Download them FREE here!
Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to childbirth! Here’s a great list of some super helpful books and videos on pregnancy, childbirth, and early parenting! Be prepared and empowered by all your decisions after learning more from all these amazing resources!
Around 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss. Here I share my personal story in hopes that it might help someone else going through something similar. I've also listed some loss resources in case you or someone you know has or is experiencing a loss.
I have a big question? A question that might be difficult to answer for a lot of people. These are legitimate, soul-searching questions I want you to really sit with. Think beyond the surface. . .
This article will be about the very basics of childbirth. What's a cervix? What are the stages of labor? What is dilation and effacement? Learn how to make labor easier and things that can make labor worse. Stay tuned!
This article will be all about home birth! The topic of home birth (especially in the U.S.) has a lot of misinformation and stigma attached to it. In many cases it can be the safer option, shocked?! If so, learn the facts here and see if home birth is a good option for you. Stay tuned!
This article will go over the basics of cesarean birth! What is it, when is it needed, the risks and the benefits for both mama and baby, the controversy, how to put yourself at lower risk for needing one, learn what kind of options are available for cesarean birth mamas. Stay tuned!