This story is somewhat shocking to share. It is a story much different than my first labor, which I am very grateful for. My unassisted birth story is something that does not happen very often.
This entire pregnancy, I have been having strong sweet cravings, especially for ice cream. With my gestational diabetes and Group B Strep tests coming up, I thought it was important that I seriously cut back on my sugar intake. I was then motivated to come up with this paleo orange coconut butter fudge recipe. Read more
This writing is inspired by my midwife! I recently had my 37 week appointment at the birth center where I am receiving my prenatal care. I shared with her that I still have a number of fears about giving birth naturally. She told me that I should write them down and even share about them on my website. I agreed it was a great idea and to share it so that other women know they are not alone. Read more
If you have ever had a yeast infection, you know that it can be pretty uncomfortable until it gets resolved. Several years ago, I started getting chronic yeast infections. I would go to the store and get Monistat to treat it or a prescription from my OB/GYN. It was not until later that I realized the treatment I was using was only masking the symptoms and not resolving the underlying problem. This article focuses on natural ways of treating yeast infection and bacterial infections. Read more