Archive for 'Birth'
Posted on21. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s easy to feel like your body will be not your own after you’ve delivered your child. But, trust me, that’s not the case. Your body just went through some major changes, don’t forget that it did create, grow, and nourish a human being for nine months. That warrants some huge body overhauling if you [...]
Posted on14. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Sometimes it can be tricky if this is your first baby. You bring your bundle of joy home from the hospital – that’s life changing enough as it is – but now you also have to care and look out for their umbilical cord stump. Not sure how to do that? No problem, here’s some [...]
Posted on09. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
I know that I can’t be the only one who has pondered what to get a new mom. And you’d think the decision would be an easy one considering I was a new mom at some point. I know that mom just got tons of baby shower gifts, but after all her hard work bringing [...]
Posted on07. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Inductions can happen for a number of reasons. However, if it’s not absolutely medically necessary to induce labor then sometimes it’s best to let it happen on its own. So long as you and your baby aren’t in any life-threatening danger, then you always have the option to say no to any practice that can be considered [...]
Posted on02. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s true, some ladies absolutely adore being pregnant while others utterly loathe it. I enjoyed being pregnant and everything that came along with it. Although, I didn’t experience any morning sickness so I might be stating otherwise had I dealt with that – I hear it’s not fun. Regardless, there are some sensational perks about being with [...]
Posted on30. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Pregnancy and newborn information is no doubt geared towards moms. It’s so easy to brush right over the father, his feelings, his moods, and his anxieties. Women tend to expect men to jump right in and help out with their baby, but that’s not always the case. Men don’t usually compute their role in baby [...]
Posted on27. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s an exciting time when you have a baby. And your instincts want to constantly engage your child with their outside world, but how knowledgeable are you when it comes to your little one’s senses? Not all of your child’s senses mature at the same time, some, like sight, take longer than smell to develop [...]
Posted on25. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
We’ve all heard stories or read articles about childbirth, but I’m willing to bet that there are some things that you’ve never heard about. Whether moms find them embarrassing or we simply just forget to pass them on as details when we talk about our own births, either way they have the ability to happen during [...]
Posted on18. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
You’ve brought your new bundle of joy home and you expected it to be all peaches and cream, but sometimes it’s not. That distorted expectation that some moms have about their newborn can really throw them for a loop. It’s easy to become stressed and out-of-touch with yourself when there’s this new little being that needs [...]
Posted on16. Apr, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
On the fence about hiring a postpartum doula? Don’t be. They’re so useful for any new mom to have that their services and support systems are virtually indispensable. A postpartum doula is a helper who comes to assist you in your home after your baby is born. She is there to lend her support to [...]