Category: Pregnancy

[Guest post] Pregnancy After Infertility

[Guest post] Pregnancy After Infertility

The last miscarriage was in the summer of 2007 and by that point I had accepted I would be a mum to just my son who was now 6 years old. I was sad for him as I hated the idea that he wouldn’t have a brother or sister. I was an only child and always felt so lonely and never really felt like I had that person that had my back.
Vital things for discussion before baby arrives- Part 2

Vital things for discussion before baby arrives- Part 2

Based on these and the questions from Part 1, the general topics that seem to arise surround stress management, childhood experiences and handling interactions with extended family/in-laws.
# Black Breastfeeding Week

# Black Breastfeeding Week

Some people think, seemingly mainly in North America, that the stigma around breastfeeding in the black community may have its origins in this.
[Guest Post] The New Mummy Experience

[Guest Post] The New Mummy Experience

I waited till I was 5 months before sharing. For one, I wanted to make sure I made it through my first trimester before breaking the news, which doctors suggest.
Guest post: The Ambiguity of the Last Child

Guest post: The Ambiguity of the Last Child

I have four children ranging from 1-19. They’re all great, well behaved kids, but I’m done. I think.
11 Vital topics of discussion before baby

11 Vital topics of discussion before baby

From first and second hand experience, I can say that not discussing certain vital things before you go ahead and bring another life into this world can make for a stressful and/or miserable pregnancy and first few years with your …

C-Section Awareness Month: 8 Epidural attempts!

C-Section Awareness Month: 8 Epidural attempts!

I had a lot of blood loss in the beginning of that pregnancy. It took me 6 months to be totally clear and not afraid to lose our baby.
My C-Section experience: Part 2

My C-Section experience: Part 2

It took an entire day for them to discharge me. For no apparent reason
My C-Section experience

My C-Section experience

A doctor suggested we book in a C- section as I was overdue and the baby could be in distress. However, she seemed perfectly happy in there. Her heartbeat, etc. Everything was fine. I declined. I was going to have that peaceful water birth in a dimly lit room with some jazz music playing.
Things you need to prepare for your newborn baby

Things you need to prepare for your newborn baby

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I was off work for quite a while before my due date. That meant tons of time on …

Superwoman – tragedy & healing

Superwoman – tragedy & healing

I was in a catastrophic car accident almost 4 years ago. I'm not 100% but I don't need my wheelchair or cane anymore. I once thought having family was not in my cards because of this. I was wrong.
Marriage with a newborn

Marriage with a newborn

Breastfeeding makes you feel like your body is no longer yours and it takes some getting used to.
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