I want to take a moment during Black History Month to Celebrate Black Mama's. I want to celebrate black women who are bringing life and hope into the world as a 1st- time mom-to-be or mom-to-be again. I want you to know it is not unnoticed you are AMAZING!
Can you live your best life Pregnant? Yes! It is true, pregnancy will challenge you, it will fatigue you, and it will transform you. Pregnancy is one of the most miraculous events you can experience, but that's not to say its easy. Truthfully, it can be a hard journey. Studies have shown that if a… Continue reading 10 ways to Live Your Best Pregnant Life
Focusing on #Pregnancy Love, I want to take a moment to celebrate Seeing your Baby For the First Time on Ultrasound https://pixababy.com/photo-3083446/ It is a wonderful feeling to know you are pregnant, to have feel pregnancy symptoms and know there is life within. Take that feeling and multiply it by 100- when you have your first ultrasound… Continue reading Pregnancy Love : #4: First Ultrasound
The road of pregnancy is not always smooth and joyful. There are times when you are met with challenges and unexpected results. Birth Defects are one of those road blocks that stop you in your tracks and cause you to travel an unexpected road. While this may not be the journey you want or the… Continue reading Reducing the Risk of Birth Defects
Dear High Risk Moms, While I'm not proclaiming to know exactly what you are going through and cannot fully understand every thought you are having. I know you have chosen to have a baby and with that baby comes dreams and hopes of an amazing pregnancy journey and a beautiful healthy baby. However at… Continue reading Dear High Risk Moms
Labor and Delivery will always Beat in My Heart.
So, you have read my first 2 pregnancy and labor experiences. And I'm sitting here thinking, three more to go. Can I write anything new and different and fun? And I'm sure you are thinking, "Goodness! Do we have to read 3 more of her pregnancies?" I'm going to save both of us the trouble and… Continue reading More Amazing Pregnancy Lessons from a mom of 5
My first pregnancy was perfect. My labor experience came straight out of a text book. My delivery was a breeze. Because I did what I was supposed to and everything came out fine, I thought, "Ehhh, I can let go a little bit." My first indulgence was drinking my beloved Coca Cola. Now I… Continue reading Amazing Pregnancy Lessons for #2 from a Mom of 5
Pregnancy is a wonderful soulful miracle. Whether you're religious or spiritual, we can all agree that carrying this precious tiny human affirms how spectacular life is and will always be. Everyone says each pregnancy is different. Each labor is different. Each child is different. And what you do, what you eat and how you feel… Continue reading Amazing Pregnancy Lessons from A Mom of 5
To Doula or Not to Doula? That is the question. Benefits of having a Doula from a RN As a former Labor and Delivery Nurse, it was my honor and privilege to be the nurse at your side helping you as you labor and deliver. It was my joy to be the one to breathe with you… Continue reading To Doula or Not to Doula?