My Experience with Newborn Jaundice

Childbirth the second time around went much smoother and quicker than the first. I felt more confident in myself and my abilities to take care of a newborn. We were anticipating a much easier time since we knew what we were doing. In the hospital, the baby was latching and …

The Biggest Fears During Pregnancy & Why You Should Stop Worrying

From the moment you get that positive sign on a pregnancy test, you’re mind and emotions start running like crazy. Unless you’re in the doctor’s office, it’s hard to tell what’s going on inside your belly. This can lead to overwhelming anxiety & worries. During my first pregnancy, I was …

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Postpartum Recovery

It seems like shortly after having a baby, the traumatic memories of childbirth quickly fade before it’s time for the next one.  That’s what happened to me at least.  I soon forgot about all of the pain and torture that labor was, both before and after delivering the baby.  Even …

Essentials For Your Postpartum Recovery Kit

For those of you who are already moms, you know that there’s nothing glamorous about childbirth.  Of course, holding the tiny little baby that you’ve been growing inside you for the past 9 months, for the first time, is an unexplainably magical moment; however the pain and recovery that comes …