*This post contains affiliate links. I LOVE baby showers! I loved mine that were thrown for me, and I love going to other moms' showers! There is something so special about showering a new mama and her baby with gifts, love, and friendship. Most new moms now create a registry so their family and friends… Continue reading Baby Shower Gifts New Moms Actually Want
Let me get something straight right off the bat: I am NOT anti-doctors!!! This is not an OB-bashing post. Also, this post is written under the assumption that births take place in hospitals, whether you choose an OB or a midwife. I only have experience with giving birth in hospitals. Okay, now that that’s… Continue reading OB vs. Midwife: Which Should You Choose?
Continuing the topic of "How to Help Your Relationship Survive," today I'm addressing How to Help Your Relationship Survive Pregnancy. Yes, before you survive the new baby phase, you must first survive pregnancy. Pregnancy is different for every woman. Some couples may find that there is very little adjustment needed during a pregnancy. Others will have… Continue reading How to Help Your Relationship Survive Pregnancy
One of the things that surprised me the most when I had a baby was how unprepared I was for the postpartum recovery period! Everyone has plenty to say about pregnancy and childbirth, but for some reason, the postpartum period gets kind of passed up. It isn't the prettiest or most delicate of experiences, but… Continue reading What They Don’t Tell You About Postpartum Recovery