“Birth is not only about making babies. It’s about making mothers~ strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and believe in their inner strength” ~
While visiting a new postpartum client, who will be giving birth soon, we were discussing The Last Days of Pregnancy: A Place of In-Between, because like most women at 39 weeks she is ready to meet her baby.
On the subject of birth, most pregnant women find themselves wondering what contractions will feel like once labor begins. Here 12 women share their thoughts on that very topic. If you’d like to share your questions or ideas, please do.
The moment has arrived … your damp, squishy, newborn baby has been born and is nuzzling on your chest. You did it. You are in awe as you gaze into your baby’s eyes. Typically this is what you can expect during the first few hours following the birth.
BEST help EVER is just a phone call away (I know, shameless plug) in the meantime, here are some tips you’ll NEED to help manage the first 30 days of life with a newborn baby. Trust me when I say: You can’t be TOO prepared for the postpartum side of birth and more importantly, you will SLEEP* again. Do you have any tips on how you’ve prepared?
Today’s Video: Baby KNOWS its mommy.
In the NEWS: Today in the United States mothers are offered 12 weeks unpaid maternity leave according to the Family and Medical Leave Act. Here’s how Parental Leave around the World compares.
Wishing you the best!
*BABYBliss Newborn Care does NOT recommend letting your baby sleep in a car seat UNLESS it’s in the base. Never leave baby unattended in the car.