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Hospitals Are Taking Away This Choice For New Moms

When I had my son two years ago. I don’t even remember being given an option. The little bassinet was wheeled into my hospital room and left there. I was a clueless, first-time mom and had absolutely no idea that sometimes that’s not the case. In hindsight, I can’t imagine having sent my son to […]

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Why It’s Important To Wait 18 Months Between Babies

How do you feel about child spacing? I didn’t realize it was really a big deal to some people until we started trying to have our second baby. I read an article that said if your first child is a girl, the ideal time to wait is 2 years before having another baby. However, if […]

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What NOT To Pack In Your Hospital Bag

Packing for labor stresses me out. It could because it’s such a stressful time anyway, or maybe it’s just the hormones. Either way, I’m always concerned that I’ll forget something and end up desperately needing it in the middle of labor when running home for stuff like peanut shaped birthing balls and peanut butter protein bars […]

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A Day In The Life Of A Mom On Maternity Leave

Lots of people think that maternity leave is a nice extended vacation where you sleep, wear your favorite yoga pants, and gaze lovingly into the eyes of your beautiful new baby. Those people don’t have kids. The reality of maternity leave, or just life with a newborn in general, is much different. There’s not much […]

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There’s No Need To Feel Guilty About Having A C-Section

I really lucked out in that I had a seriously easy labor and delivery. Within minutes of my son being handed to me, I was definitely ready to do it all over again. Okay, so maybe not quite that quickly, but you get the idea. The idea of having a c-section never even crossed my mind. […]

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The Truth About Baby Blankets

All new moms have fond memories of holding their newborn babies in the cliche pink and blue striped blanket. It’s a hospital staple. This soft blanket it the perfect size for swaddling your new bundle of joy and gender neutral to boot. Many moms even save these precious talismans of birth in memory boxes long […]

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4 Things You Learn A Little Too Late About Having A Second Baby

When I had my anatomy scan with my son, you couldn’t even tell I was pregnant. I had a barely there baby bump and I felt perfectly fine. No quick trips to the bathroom because of morning sickness or anything else for that matter that were obvious signs of pregnancy. And I also remember when it […]

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5 Crazy Things That Come With Your Third Trimester

There are few things in life as strange as the last few months of pregnancy. By that point, I was a combination of overwhelmingly exhausted and so sick I couldn’t sleep. It was definitely interesting. I spent the majority of my third trimester trying to master sleeping while sitting up because the very moment I […]

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7 Amazing Things To Know About Growing A Baby

I remember being completely and totally in awe about the miracle of pregnancy. For the life of me, I couldn’t wrap my head around the fact that I was growing a baby. ME. I was totally responsible for another human life. I used to read my pregnancy tracker each and every week and marvel in what […]

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Don’t Eat This If You’re Breastfeeding!

There’s a common misconception that the food you eat passes directly to your baby when you are nursing. While it is true that the nutrients in the taco I had for dinner helped make the milk I nursed my daughter with, its a little more complicated than that. So, its not accurate to say that […]

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UK Mom Let’s Her 6 Year Old Daughter Keep Breastfeeding

UK Mom Let’s Her 6 Year Old Daughter Keep Breastfeeding

Whether you believe in weaning them off the boob or cutting them off altogether, this UK mom may have gone too far. She is definitely letting her child choose when they want to stop breastfeeding, but 6 years old??? That’s ridiculous… When will the daughter finally decide she’s ready to stop? When her friends at […]

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Don’t Make Me Feel Guilty For Having An Only Child

There’s nothing wrong with being one and done. Nothing. So why do some people take it upon themselves to tell the rest of us how many kids we should have? For starters, you don’t owe anyone an explanation. Also, it’s none of their business. Before we decided to have a second child, a very personal […]

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3 Reasons Your Third Pregnancy Rocks!

If you’re a mama of only one, you probably can’t even imagine a third pregnancy. Right now, I’m just hoping for number two sometime soon. If you’re a mama of two, though. I’m willing to bet it’s crossed your mind at least once or twice. Being pregnant with my son was definitely one of the most surreal things […]

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The Size Of My Pregnant Belly Is My Own Darn Business

I will seriously never forget all the crap I got when I was pregnant. Somehow, I managed to gain an asinine amount of weight. And? I also succeeded in losing all of it within 3 weeks, so… I’m totally not even kidding, though. People were complete and total idiots about it. I can’t even wrap […]

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5 Ways Your Second Pregnancy Will NOT Be Like Your First

We’ve all heard that no two pregnancies are the same. And the most obvious difference would be the length of labor is usually shorter with later pregnancies. But what else makes your 2nd pregnancy different than your 1st? There are actually some MAJOR differences. Let’s see if you have experienced all 5 of these! Find […]

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(Video Footage) Giving Birth To 10lb Baby In Driving Car

(Video Footage) Giving Birth To 10lb Baby In Driving Car

Actual footage of a woman giving birth to her 10lb baby boy while they are driving to the birth center. It happens so fast, it’s incredible! Her husband does all the right things AND keeps on driving and doesn’t stop. Way to go Mamma! If this ever happens to you, did you know you need […]

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5 Places Pregnant Women Avoid Like The Plague

Out of all the places in the world, there are only 5 main places that a pregnant women will not want to go to! She will kick and scream to avoid these outings, she will make excuses as to why she can’t go. Can you guess all 5 places? The first one on our list […]

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How To Save Money In Baby’s First Year

Babies are expensive!  We just had our second child, I thought we were prepared with leftovers from our first – we weren’t! Well, not entirely prepared. There were still so many things we needed to acquire as we added a brand new baby. Luckily, I learned some valuable lessons on how to save money the […]

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Really Strange Pregnancy Cravings

Are you having strange pregnancy cravings? I had some wild ones during my pregnancies! For several months, I wanted a turkey sandwich with slaw, honey mustard, pickles, and banana peppers when I was pregnant with my daughter. Once, while pregnant with my son, I ate a chicken pizza with m&m candies on top. Think your […]

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The Downside To Giving Birth In The U.S.

Why does it seem as though the U.S. is lagging so far behind when it comes to birthing practices? Why are we as women being pressured into things that we’re not comfortable with? It doesn’t make any sense, does it? I remember saying that I wanted a completely natural birth when I was pregnant with […]

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