Category: Maternity

Packing Your Hospital Bag

Whether this is your first pregnancy and you’ve never packed a hospital bag, or it’s your fifth time, it can be a stressful task. Maybe you’ve been putting it off because (let’s face it) delivery is a long way off,…

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Tips for Traveling While Pregnant

Traveling is one of the most stressful things in life, even when you aren’t pregnant—and when you are, it can be a scary, emotional experience. Pregnancy changes your mind and your body, so even if you’re used to traveling, it’s…

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Common Labor Signs

Labor is not an easy thing to describe, so it’s no surprise that most pregnant women wonder how it will feel (or how much it will hurt) and when it’s real versus a false alarm. Because it’s so hard to…

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After the Hospital: Postpartum Recovery

You’ve put a grueling 40 weeks into pregnancy, and your little one is finally here! There’s no doubt you read tons of books and articles in preparation for being pregnant—you researched what to expect when you’re expecting, different symptoms you…

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Should I Hire a Doula?

A doula’s sole purpose is to make you and your partner feel secure and supported throughout your pregnancy journey. The word “doula” is a Greek word used to describe a higher level of servant that would have been responsible for…

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