Placenta Encapsulation

What is placenta encapsulation?Placental encapsulation is the practice of ingesting the placenta after it has been steamed, dehydrated, ground, and placed into pills. Traditionally, this is taken by the mother and is believed to impart numerous health benefits.  It is frequently taken shortly after giving birth. Of the 4000 species of placental mammals on earth, … Continue reading Placenta Encapsulation

Getting my Tubes Tied

Why I'm Getting My Tubes TiedGetting my tubes tied with the delivery of my second child was actually a really easy decision for me. My husband and I waited until we were in our 30s to have kids so we could party like rock stars throughout our 20s. Totally worth it and I wouldn't change … Continue reading Getting my Tubes Tied

Hospital Bag Checklist

The hospital will provide you with diapers, wipes, pads, disposable underwear, and formula if needed Clothes For YouLoose fitting comfy sweatpantsBathrobeLoose tanks/t shirtsNursing brasNursing nightgownHigh waisted underwear (granny panties)Slippers & socksFlip flops for the shower Clothes For BabySwaddlesOnesiesKnotted gowns/sleep gownsReceiving blanketsBeanies/headbandsNewborn mittens & socksGoing home outfit Toiletries Toothbrush & toothpasteShampoo & conditionerFace washDeodorantRazorBlow dryer & … Continue reading Hospital Bag Checklist

The Most Surprising, And Some Not So Surprising, Pregnancy Symptoms

Not So Surprising - Acne. Everyone knows that during pregnancy your hormone production sky rockets, and all that up and down definitely has lots of side effects. Not everyone breaks out, but it's very common to do so. You may also have other skin effects, such as dry skin or blotches. Surprising - Hair thinning. … Continue reading The Most Surprising, And Some Not So Surprising, Pregnancy Symptoms