After giving birth to your beautiful baby, breastfeeding is probably a choice you have given some thought to. Maybe you brought a Boppy to your birth in high expectations, or maybe you are apprehensive about trusting your baby to feed, or trusting in yourself. Below I have listed some of the best resources I have come across… Continue reading Breastfeeding Tips For Success
This past year of 2018 I've been blessed to see several births - both human and puppy deliveries. In the spring, I shadowed several deliveries in the hospital I volunteered in to gain experience towards my childbirth educator license. And a month later I saw my boyfriend's dad's dog give birth to a wonderful litter… Continue reading Puppybirth & Childbirth – A Story of Lamaze’s 6 Simple Steps of Birth
This is a topic I think we all struggle with in one life situation or another. This is a topic for everyone who has been in a unknown place of confusion, pain, and no future path to be leading out to higher grounds. It’s also a topic I have been personally struggling with, and felt… Continue reading Tips for Making a Decision When There’s No Clear Answer
Cesarean Sections are a sensitive, and somewhat controversial topic dependent on who you talk to. For some mothers, it was a life saving surgery to save them and their baby made at the last minute. For others, it was a choice for various reasons they decided to not have a natural labor (medical or personal,… Continue reading Cesarean Sections – Making the Decision & Factual Infographic
Daisies are amazing, beautiful flowers. When I was first creating this blog I decided to use daisies in my website because they were beautiful - how little did I know this was a happy accident. Daisies are a perfect, symbolic flower for childbirth and new mothers. There are many species of this Asteraceae family -… Continue reading Daisies – The Symbolic Meaning to Birth
When it comes to preparing for childbirth, no one has all the answers and it's hard to know which is the best answer! Here is a short quiz to help guide you if you're still deciding if it's worthwhile to take a childbirth class.Is this your first or your partner's first childbirth?Are you giving birth… Continue reading Childbirth Education Quiz – Would I Benefit from a Class?
Lamaze International Lamaze's website has been recently re-designed and is incredible! This is the organization that teaches new parents and professionals about the ins and outs of birth with evidence-based facts. Find resources for parents, support, and tips for your Lamaze birth journey. Search for Lamaze childbirth classes near you to gain hands on experience.… Continue reading Websites