Archive for 'Conceiving'
Posted on06. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Where are all my crunchy mamas? Or those that just want to help reduce their (and the mama-to-be’s) carbon footprint? Throwing a green baby shower doesn’t have to be tedious, in fact it’s quite simple to do – the key is planning ahead and coming prepared. Here are three tips to help get your planning and ideas [...]
Posted on01. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Can practicing yoga really help you conceive a child? Yes and no. While conceiving is simply allowing sperm to fertilize your egg, there’s lots more that goes into trying to conceive a child. Things like ovulation and knowing your best times to conceive also play a huge part in the game. What yoga will do [...]
Posted on30. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Even though not all of us mamas wanted to find out the gender of our child while they were still in utero, I’m sure that we all have wondered what we were having at one point or another. While these tales don’t always lend themselves true in any or all cases, it’s still a fun [...]
Posted on18. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
We always focus on the expectant mother, and rightfully so, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t forget to include the dads-to-be in on the fun, because we do. We don’t mean to, but we’re sometimes so busy focusing our attention on mom and baby that we can easily let dad’s feelings and involvement get [...]
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 on04. May, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s so very hard to witness anyone go through a miscarriage, whether it happens to you, a family member, or a friend. One of the hardest parts for an outsider is coming up with a compassionate way to lend your condolences. Since we all experience and react to grief and loss differently, it’s impossible to [...]
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 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 on30. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Envisioning how you want your labor and delivery to go is something that you should give a lot of thought to. Deciding to go about it naturally is a wonderful goal to keep in mind. Studies show that natural childbirth is beneficial to both mother and child as it allows for the both of you [...]
Posted on28. Mar, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Sometimes it can be hard shopping for the mother-to-be if you don’t agree with or understand everything on her registry. It’s best to go with the essentials — things that you know she and the baby will most definitely need and get good use of. Here are four things that the future mama and her [...]