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What is Grade 3 Placenta Maturity?

What is Grade 3 Placenta Maturity?

The midwife told me that I had a Grade 3 Placenta when I hit 37 weeks during this pregnancy. I looked at her blankly and ask her, “What is that”. She then informed me that my placenta was beginning to calcify and die. I had […]

My second try at breastfeeding a Newborn

My second try at breastfeeding a Newborn

Breastfeeding a newborn can make you feel defeated if you do not know what you are doing. I had my first baby in September of 2013. I planned to breastfeed her. Breastfeeding has become even more popular over the years, even though it’s one of […]

Why Water birth

Why Water birth

This go around, I am choosing to have my birthing experience in water. Water birthing has become increasingly popular over the recent years. However, both water laboring and water birthing go back to ancient times. The idea of water birth used to freak me out. […]

Why the WIC nutrition program doesn’t promote healthy food

Why the WIC nutrition program doesn’t promote healthy food

WIC (Women, Infant, and Children) nutrition program does not have our best interest at heart. At least, not when it comes down to feeding your family real and healthy food. You get the bottom of the barrel products and organic food is out of the […]

DIY Baby food vs. Processed Baby Food.

DIY Baby food vs. Processed Baby Food.

What do you do when you do not trust the jar food? Create  DIY baby food. After unsuccessfully trying to  feed my daughter the jar food several times, I finally gave it a taste myself. After I did that, I quickly understood why my daughter […]

The Teething Experience.

The Teething Experience.

I am aware of the teething experience. Each child is different so, it is hard to call how the teething experience will be  for one before it happens. Everything from fever, to fussiness is to be expected. A baby’s first tooth breaking through has proven […]

New Mommy Mistake: I gave the baby juice!

New Mommy Mistake: I gave the baby juice!

My daughter is now 5 months old. She has grown and transitioned so much since her birth day. Her personality is beginning to blossom and she does not look like the same baby that I held in the hospital. I had to put her on […]

My hand at breastfeeding.

My hand at breastfeeding.

It is easier than what it looks like. The job is not just as simple as whipping out a breast and letting your child feast. At least, not for a first time mother. Breastfeeding is important for several reasons. When you think about it, that […]

Skin to Skin

Skin to Skin

It amazing how smart babies are. When you think about it, we have to learn them, it’s not the other way around. After my baby was born, I watched her and listened to her scream in awe. Everything felt surreal. I still couldn’t believe it. […]

Delivery room jitters

Delivery room jitters

Baby Evelyn is officially due on Friday, September 13th. My stomach is dropping and I have dilated 2 centimeters already. LITTLE MONSTER IS COMING… This last month of pregnancy has been dragging very slowly. Watching paint dry is a faster process than this. I have […]


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