Postpartum

The Day I Became “Mama” {My First Birth Story}

As we’re preparing to celebrate the birthday of my biggest baby, I realized, I’ve never written down her birth story.

I’ve made a tradition of writing them down on their first birthday as reflection, but with E that just didn’t happen.

So… without further ado, I will share with you the experience that changed my life and forever shaped my world (in more ways than one…) Continue reading

Bamboobies ® {for the shirt soaking moments}

Picture this…
You’re actually alone for a bit and you’re standing in line at the grocery store. In the aisle next to you, a baby starts crying. Suddenly you get the tingly sensation, you just can’t stop the letdown reaction, and BAM… boobies turn to fountains and your shirt is soaked in the most obvious “I’m a nursing mama” way. Continue reading

We Got The Blues – Postpartum Depression in Women AND Men

Did you know that 1 in 7 new mom’s in the U.S. suffer from postpartum depression and/or anxiety?

Did you know that many new mom’s don’t have access to appropriate mental health care to help treat and solve their postpartum depression?

Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death in postpartum women within a year of giving birth?

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