What’s in My Hospital Bag

A hospital bag is a pretty important component to your pre delivery planning. It will store all the components that you deem essential to your needs and comfort during and after the birth process. I have gone through delivery once before, and used nearly everything in my bag. Here is a list of my "must …

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Cord Blood: Bank, Delay, Donate or Discard?

There are so many factors to consider when creating a birth plan. You want to make sure that the doctors, nurses, midwives and support partners are all aware of your preferences and what you definitely do not want. Epidural or natural? Water birth or in a hospital bed? At home or in a birthing center? …

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Round Ligament Pain During Pregnancy: Survival Tips.

I first noticed the pain around 20 weeks gestation during my first pregnancy. I was waking up from a good nights rest. My alarm was going off, and I quickly rolled from my right to my left to silence it before it woke up my husband. Big mistake. Suddenly I felt excruciating pain in my …

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