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How to Survive the Fourth Trimester

How to Survive the Fourth Trimester

You may have heard of ‘the fourth trimester.’ It’s a time period referring to the first 12-14 weeks after baby is born. I hadn’t heard of this ‘fourth trimester’ until about 4 weeks into a very sleep-deprived month, and I wished I would have read about it beforehand....

Preparing for Your Baby’s Birth: Packing Your Hospital Bag

Preparing for Your Baby’s Birth: Packing Your Hospital Bag

Things to think about when preparing for your hospital birth (Mom, Baby, and Partner)It never hurts to be too prepared, especially when it comes to the birth of your baby. Here is a list of things you will need for your baby’s birth, things that are important to pack...

The Importance of a Visual & Natural Birth Plan

The Importance of a Visual & Natural Birth Plan

My birth plan was an important key to my natural birth success. When I showed the nurses my plan, they were both thankful and impressed, and pinned it to the bulletin board in my hospital room. They even wrote ‘A+’ next to it (teacher reference since I’m a teacher)...

How I Had a Natural & Unmedicated Hospital Birth

How I Had a Natural & Unmedicated Hospital Birth

I wasn’t married to the idea of having a natural birth. In fact, I planned loosely on getting an epidural or managing the pain in other ways, but as my labor progressed, the plans I had in place for a natural birth were followed through, and in the end, I...

The Easy and Clean Cloth Diapering Routine

The Easy and Clean Cloth Diapering Routine

It took me a few weeks to finally get into a smooth cloth diapering routine. I didn’t have all the necessities when my baby was born and, because of this, my cloth diapering experience didn’t go very smooth. My hope is that this...

The Case for Cloth Diapering

The Case for Cloth Diapering

I didn't always cloth diaper my baby. When she was born, I used disposable diapers. I had, however, collected a somewhat decent collection of cloth diapers through hand-me-downs, registry gifts, and my own splurging over the course of my pregnancy, so I knew in the...