childbirth

10 things that totally shocked me about my recovery after childbirth

10 Things That Shocked Me About Recovery After Childbirth

If you are nervous about your recovery after childbirth, then this post will really help you! You may think that reading about someone else’s postpartum experience would create MORE anxiety for you. However, KNOWLEDGE IS POWER and knowing what to expect will help you prepare for an easier postpartum recovery! At the very least…. YOU WON’T …

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How to have a natural birth

How to Increase Your Chances of a Natural Birth (Before and During Labor)

Are you interested in having a natural birth? Would you like to at least attempt a drug-free birth? Then this post is for you! Now, please understand that it’s not always possible to have a drug-free, vaginal birth. Sometimes having a healthy baby and mom means having medical interventions. There are many many women who …

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14 great tips for surviving the holidays with a newborn!

14 Sanity-Saving Tips for Surviving the Holidays with a Newborn!

Are you concerned about surviving the holidays with a newborn? If you are pregnant with a holiday due date, you might be feeling stressed about trying to juggle postpartum, newborn and holiday preparations! However, with proper perspective and planning, you CAN relax and enjoy this season without stressing out! In this post, I’m going to help …

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Eat dates during pregnancy for easier labor

Ladies, Eat Dates During Pregnancy for an Easier Labor!

Did you know that eating dates during pregnancy may help you have an easier childbirth?  It’s true! Once again, we see the healing, medicinal power of real food! And there are several recent studies to support this claim! (source)   What are the Benefits of Eating Dates During Pregnancy?   1. Dates are a Nutritional Super-food! …

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