3 Things I Want to Share With Every Pregnant Woman Prior to having children I, like many pregnant women, believed that the maternity “system” was there to support me and my unborn child. Fast forward 5 years and I now know that the system is broken, to put it mildly. Fortunately for husband and I found a local midwifery group that provided us with evidenced-based information which allowed us to make informed decisions throughout both of my … [Read more...]
I’m Pregnant, Now What?!!
Finding out your pregnant can bring out many different emotions. If you’re anything like me you may have felt a mix of disbelief and incredible joy as you stared at that little stick with its pink + sign for the first time after years of negative results! Or you may have not been trying to conceive and are still reeling from this unexpected news - trying to wrap your head around it all. But no matter how you initially felt about becoming … [Read more...]
Best Baby Shower Questions
I was asked to fill out a mommy advice questionnaire for my sweet sister-in law's baby shower - called Wishes for Baby (I've changed it to Wishes for Baby & Mommy). While I love doing these kind of activities, I usually struggle because they are so open-ended and really how can you give someone advice without scaring them as to the realities of marriage or motherhood (lol!). So I usually try and sugar-coat it a bit. But this time, for … [Read more...]