How to Get Over Your Fear of Birth

When I think back to what “went wrong” with my first birth and what can “go wrong” for so many new mothers, they all have one thing in common: We didn’t know what we didn’t know. I touched on this a little bit in my previous post, but what I didn’t talk about was howContinue reading “How to Get Over Your Fear of Birth”

10 Things I Wish I Had Known As a First-Time Newly-Expecting Mom

I will confess that I went into my first pregnancy woefully unprepared. Most of my life I had only ever grown up seeing birth as painful and horrifying. In fact, I used to hide my eyes during birthing scenes on TV. I’m also not a fan of needles, doctors, or hospitals. I don’t like painContinue reading “10 Things I Wish I Had Known As a First-Time Newly-Expecting Mom”

Push With Power! Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes.

Tell me if you’ve heard these before: “My baby got stuck, so I had to have a c-section.” “I was pushing for 2 hours but baby wouldn’t come out so I had to have a c-section.” “The doctor said my baby was too big to fit, so I was told I had to have aContinue reading “Push With Power! Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes.”