I am the 1 in 4. If your not familiar with this statistic, it's the number of women who conceive that will miscarry a child. That's 25 percent. A 25 percent chance that a woman will experience one of the greatest losses she will ever face. Some may know this, some may not, but I have been pregnant two times! And I have 1 child. I am that 1 in 4. Since 3 out of 4 of you most likely have never gone through this tragedy, let me give you an overview: I'v experienced that panic, a
You're approaching your due date, FINALLY and getting ready to meet that little bundle of joy in 6 short weeks (that feels like a lifetime). You get your last sneak peek of your baby via ultrasound.
Your following appointment on Monday your Doctor tells you, baby is measuring pretty big. You're only 34 weeks and baby is already a whopping 8lbs! "OH SHIT" runs through your mind.
Big Baby Syndrome is also known as Macrosomia. This is a genuine medical concern that in some c
Stop watching it. I see you over there, watching your boobs being pumped. You've gotta stop. Seriously...Stop. Take it from me. I know you're scared. I know it's worrisome, but it will all be okay. For those of you who have any experience with pumping, seeing how much milk you actually produce can be absolutely frightening. Whether its that you pump too much or not enough, it's still scary! For me, it had started to be a question of whether or not I could keep up with the lit
So I know what you're thinking, what mother doesn't wish for a healthy baby?
That's what every parents wish for right? A healthy baby? You spend your free time thinking of the what ifs, how delicate newborns are; Lets put things into perspective...
You're asked by a distant relative... "Do you want a boy or girl this time around?"
"Oh, we're happy with either!"
"Well as long as the baby is healthy, right?"
So this gets me thinking... What if they weren't healthy? I me