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Category: Mommyhood

How to Make Padsicles

*Please note: this post contains affiliate links and I receive a small portion of sales made through these links. This helps maintain my blog and are very appreciated.* One of the things I remember most about postpartum care was how amazing padsicles felt. When the nurse handed me my first ever padsicle, I had no idea that this simple item would be so heavenly. Since then, I’ve always recommended them to new moms as a way to prepare for postpartum care at home. There are a few ways to make padsicles, whether you just use pads and water…

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National Midwifery Week

I have been so lucky with my prenatal care and birth experience this time around with Hattie. So lucky, that I’m now partnering with my birthing center, baby+co., to help all you mamas-to-be with birth bag packing! baby+co.’s slogan says it all: A modern birth center, built on evidence, delivered with love. Learn more about baby+co. here. This week is a very special week – National Midwifery week! Now that Hattie is here, I’ve started reflecting back on my time at baby+co. baby+co. is a women’s health and family wellness…

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What’s in my Birth Bag?

I have been so lucky with my prenatal care experience this time around with Hattie. So lucky, that I’m now partnering with my birthing center, baby+co., to help all you mamas-to-be with birth bag packing! baby+co.’s slogan says it all: A modern birth center, built on evidence, delivered with love. Learn more about baby+co. here.   It’s getting closer to D-day (you know, due-date day) and one of the most important things to have ready is a bag for the birth center. As you’ve read in past posts, I…

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Buying a New Car for the New Baby

Sponsored post – all opinions are my own. Since getting pregnant with Hattie, I’ve been seriously considering the purchase of a new car, a minivan in particular. I’ve asked friends and I’ve talked to a dealership but the best piece of advice I was given was to do research on cars.com. Cars.com allows you to research price, make, model, and other statistics to ensure you’re knowledgeable about the type of car you want when it comes time to talk to a dealer. Once you do your research, make sure you…

Baby Two: 39 Weeks Pregnant

  Baby Lamotta is due September 28th, 2017! Today is 9/21/17 which means I’m 39 weeks! Full term to all you naysayers who don’t think 37 is full term. 😉 Baby is the size of a mini skateboard. I’ve gained… less than 27 pounds as far as I know! Midwife appointment this week? Nope. I go for my next appointment on the 28th – my due date! Or, baby girl may come before. Who knows! Current mood: Trying to stay relaxed and not stress about things I can’t control. Cravings: Sweets. Food Aversions…

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