I believe my passion to connect and help mothers partly comes from a past experience from when I delivered my child and needed help (in this case it was a medical emergency), but the focus was solely on my child who was born early but healthy. No one discussed my condition (which was severe) or even knew how to treat it after delivery. I felt completely isolated, abandoned, and scared that I would die and no medical professional would notice … Keep Reading!!!
Before getting to the birth you need to understand why and how we ended up with an Unassisted Birth. It was a journey.
I learned early on that I was having di/di twins. This means each baby has their own sac and their own placenta. I was not excited. I spent very little of my pregnancy actually excited. Immediately, the midwives threw a whole list of twin risks at me, and told me I was … Keep Reading!!!
No more covering your refrigerator with ultrasound photos of your newest family member; the new trend coming our way is going to require shelf space. With 3D ultrasounds growing in popularity and 3D printers becoming more readily available it was just a matter of time before fetal images began being printed for parents-to-be.
When police officers in Columbia got a call about a baby left in the woods Luisa Fernanda Urrea was one of the officers dispatched to the scene. They found a newborn girl crying in the undergrowth, with part of her umbilical cord still attached. The baby was hungry and at risk of hypothermia so Urrea, being a new mom herself, quickly swaddled and began nursing her.
Luisa Fernanda Urrea is being credited with saving this beautiful little girl’s life.
It’s always great to celebrities being honest about the joys and struggles of breastfeeding their children. Naya Rivera, seen above sporting a beautiful bump at her baby shower, and her husband Ryan Dorsey welcomed their first child, Josey Hollis, into the world in September, Naya opened up to People about how breastfeeding is going.
Right off the top she talks about the lack of information new mothers receive in regards to breastfeeding.
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Throughout my pregnancy, I got a lot of
Miranda and Donny, both Air Force members stationed in Hawaii, went home to visit Donny’s family for the holidays and brought quite a surprise with them. In October 2015 they started the adoption process and decided to keep it secret from family because of how up and down the process can be. Melissa Faith, a.k.a Lily joined their family recently and they decided they could not just share this kind of news by phone, it had to be in person. … Keep Reading!!!
Breastfeeding is a wonderful journey: creating a deep bond, providing security and comfort to your child and giving them the best nutritional start at life you can. However, if you’re nursing you’re probably going to encounter a clogged duct or two along the way. There’s all sorts of advice on how to clear them but it takes time and it can be so painful while you wait.
Your unborn child can become an artist before even entering the world. Unborn Artists created a kit to help you make a completely unique abstract painting of your baby’s movements. The best part is that the money from the kits goes to SOS Children Villages.
What a great shower gift this would make, and much easier to display than a belly cast.… Keep Reading!!!
Photographer Suzie Blake wanted to do a photo project that showed the realities of what day to day breastfeeding looks like. She stripped away the make-up, the fancy hair, and the pretty backdrops to get real and raw. Suzie started with a self-portrait of an over tired-mom and reached out on Facebook looking for other moms to participate.
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This project is about portraying breastfeeding in all its beautiful messiness. This is about tired eyes and no makeup. This is about
German photographer, Simon Scaffrath, is about to become a father this month. To celebrate their new son, Theodor, Simon and his wife wanted to do something special and the creative juices started flowing.
Every photo took one week to create; taking the photos on Sunday and photoshopping the final touches on until Wednesday, then planning the next Sunday’s shoot. Each photo has a special meaning and message for their son. Simon adds that Theo would often kick the plaster, making … Keep Reading!!!
After having 6 boys the Lair family of North Carolina welcomed a baby girl to their family. Jackson, 13; Campbell, 10; Sawyer, 7; Houston, 5; Shepherd, 4; and Knox, 2 talk about how life will be different with a sister on their team now. The resulting comments were a mixture of sweet, loving, cute and hilarious.
One thing’s for sure, little Ruby Jane is surrounded by a lot of love.… Keep Reading!!!