There are a variety of reasons why a baby might be born via C-Section, sometimes this is a last minute change in plans and sometimes a C-Section is the plan from very early on in the pregnancy. In the case of a planned C-Section there is a lot of predictability, you may know months in… Continue reading Birth Affirmations for Caesarean
Night Two…SUCKS! If you have had a baby ( even if it’s only 3 days old), you know exactly what I mean…and if you are expecting you really need to keep reading! Seriously, this is IMPORTANT and I cannot tell you how many new parents are surprised by the hell that is night two. Allow… Continue reading Night Two Sucks!
There is literally a product for EVERYTHING these days so I can’t blame new parents for feeling overwhelmed by all the choices. I am asked all the time “what baby items do I ACTUALLY need?”. Before I start I would like to say there is a difference between a NEED and a WANT and I… Continue reading An Honest and Practical List of Big Ticket Baby “Essentials”
You spent months visualizing your labour while designing the perfect birth plan. The only problem is no one told your baby. Here it goes, Im going to say it...I hate "birth plans"! Don't get me wrong, I am a huge believer in birth strategies, goals, wish lists and tools to help prepare for labour but… Continue reading Birth is Birth…no matter how it happens!
Is this normal?! I can't tell you how often I have been asked this question! For most parents these three words nicely summarize life with a newborn. When it comes to initiating breastfeeding the answer to the "is this normal?!" question is....NO! Hear me out on this one.... Yes, breastfeeding is NATURAL and within a… Continue reading Why Breastfeeding Isn’t normal..