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Leaving home with a baby


There are so many fears and worries that accompany having a baby. For me, the only thing stuck in my head while I was pregnant was getting through the birthing process. I was absolutely terrified each time I gave birth because with all three of my kids, nothing went according to plan on the day… Continue reading Leaving home with a baby

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Tips on picking baby names


One of the most exciting parts of being pregnant is choosing a baby name. Choosing a name is a pretty big thing because it's something we keep for all our lives. Even though I don't share my kids' names on my blog, it's not strange for me to be writing this post. The process is… Continue reading Tips on picking baby names

Babies · birth · mom life · new mama · newborn · recovery

What to expect during your hospital stay


Congratulations, mama, on the birth of your baby or babies! If you're doing some quick reading while you're still at the hospital then you can keep reading because it will give you an idea of what to expect during the next few days before you head home. Expecting mamas, you're almost there! This article will… Continue reading What to expect during your hospital stay

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Reasons you should have a maternity shoot


A maternity shoot is one of the best ways to document a part of your pregnancy. Sure, you've maybe taken plenty of photos of your belly throughout your pregnancy, but nothing compares to professional standards. When I was pregnant with Monster, I knew that I wanted to have a maternity shoot. I didn't really put… Continue reading Reasons you should have a maternity shoot

Babies · labor · new mama · newborn · recovery

Why I looked forward to my post delivery hospital stay


I know what you're thinking... How can anyone really look forward to staying at a hospital, right? Well, take into account my life. Being a stay at home mama has it's perks and benefits.. Yes, I get to spend every day with my kids, watch them grow and teach them. But at the same time,… Continue reading Why I looked forward to my post delivery hospital stay

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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