Are prenatal supplements really necessary in this day and age? It is a conundrum I have debated back and forth over the past several years since I began following the tenets of the Weston A. Price Foundation. While the foundation recommends that pregnant women obtain all their nutrients from food alone, it has been my own experience, as well as knowledge on the modern world, that I have come to the conclusion that taking prenatals are necessary. Read more
If you are anything like me (and have been pregnant), you have most likely suffered morning sickness. For me, it has been downright debilitating. From the time I start experiencing morning sickness until it ends, I can barely function unless I have someone taking care of my meals for me. I am happy to report that I have found the number one morning sickness remedy, at least that worked for me. However, many other women have reported that it has completely stopped their morning sickness as well. Read more
One of my worst fears came true back in July of this year – I had a miscarriage. I was nearly 11 weeks pregnant. One morning, I woke up and I saw a little brown blood after going to the bathroom. I thought that this was a good sign, since it usually means old blood. I gave the birth center a call to be certain. Read more
Now that my baby has arrived, I wanted to share with you what I brought to the hospital with me. Not everything is essential, but the items below will cover all of your bases to be prepared for a natural birth. This reduces stress and makes the whole experience more comfortable.