Labor & Delivery

Labor and delivery preparation to make your birth as smooth as possible. Prepare yourself for all eventualities from an Overdue baby, Pain relief in labor, what you need to pack in your labor bag and the truth about labor for Dads.

15 of The Best Birth Affirmations to get you through Birth.

15 of The Best Birth Affirmations to get you through Birth.

These fantastic words are there to help your subconscious mind to help you gather together the ability to give birth naturally. They also help build up your resilience and confidence, which is highly essential in…

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How to recover quickly after a Vaginal Birth.

How to recover quickly after a Vaginal Birth.

As a mom of five kids and having had been through the recovery process a few times, I have put together a few things that helped me in the recovery post-childbirth. Below is my ultimate…

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Losing your mucus plug? Is Labor Imminent?

Losing your mucus plug? Is Labor Imminent?

There is no definite answer on when you’ll have your baby if you lose your mucus plug. It could happen imminently or it could still be weeks away. If your mucus plug is accompanied by…

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Postpartum Essentials

Postpartum Essentials

Giving birth to a new baby can be an exciting but stressful time. There are many ways that you will need to prepare yourself for the arrival of your baby, and one of those ways…

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How To Prepare For A Labor Induction

How To Prepare For A Labor Induction

After nine months of waiting, you are now just days away from the big day. As you prepare for the coming weeks and months, you are probably planning for the day you give birth. Of…

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Epidurals in Labor. All Your Questions Answered.

Epidurals in Labor. All Your Questions Answered.

Epidurals in Labor,

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Tips on how Recover From a C-Section

Tips on how Recover From a C-Section

I am a mom of 5 and have experienced 5 natural births. This is why I didn’t feel it would be right for me to just put together a post full of information. My friend…

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Contractions Vs Braxton Hicks. How to tell the difference.

Contractions Vs Braxton Hicks. How to tell the difference.

There is nothing better than knowing whether you’re in active labor or whether you’re just experiencing Braxton Hicks. It can be difficult to determine what is what. I have gathered information to help you identify…

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How to heal quickly postpartum. Using a Padsicle

How to heal quickly postpartum. Using a Padsicle

After a natural birth, you’ll definitely need something to take care of the goods ‘down there’. If you haven’t got them already, the hospital might provide you with maxi pads. These will help in no…

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How to recognize and overcome postpartum depression and anxiety

How to recognize and overcome postpartum depression and anxiety

Postpartum depression (PPD) is one of the several mental disorders, widely held to be associated with feeling blue and feeling alone after giving birth. Many psychologists believe that postpartum depression differs from other types of…

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