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Things I didn’t know about C-Sections before my own


It's been a couple of years since my C-Section with Gremlin, and I had another one planned with Cay, but that never happened. The situation around Gremlin's birth was similar to Cay's birth; I started having contractions in the early hours of the morning but I had no idea I was busy going into labor.… Continue reading Things I didn’t know about C-Sections before my own

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Things I thought during labor


With the quick way that my labor progressed with Cay, I thought that my mind had hit a blank. Everything was happening so fast, and nothing was going according to plan, and I didn't think I had a moment to spare to think about anything other than the fact that I was in pain, pain… Continue reading Things I thought during labor

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20 Worst Parts of Being Pregnant


Pregnancy is amazing, and great, and there is a cute little baby waiting for you on the other side of a long nine months. However, everything about pregnancy isn't fantastic, and easy and comfortable! While I had two good pregnancies, with minimal complications, I can't be completely honest and say that I had a great… Continue reading 20 Worst Parts of Being Pregnant

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Dad’s Delivery Day Duties {Because It Takes Two to Tango}


Dad's might not be the stars of the big day but they still play a very important role on D-Day! It's always clear what mom's duties are before and during the delivery, but the facts around dad's duties are a little faint. Sure, dad's won't be doing any pushing (or being cut open) but there… Continue reading Dad’s Delivery Day Duties {Because It Takes Two to Tango}