My Breastfeeding Must-Haves

Breastfeeding can be a sensitive topic, so let me preface it with this: if you clicked this link and you don't breastfeed, for whatever reason, and your baby is fed and loved: super. Hi, mama. Cheers to motherhood! If you're hoping to breastfeed or currently breastfeeding, this blog could be helpful to you, and that's … Continue reading My Breastfeeding Must-Haves

My Birth Story, Part II: Labor and Delivery

If you missed part I, go read it first! The best way I can describe what a natural birth without pain medications felt like to me is a marathon. If you've ever run a marathon, you know what a muscle cramp feels like, and that you can't think "I can't do this" or overthink about … Continue reading My Birth Story, Part II: Labor and Delivery

My Birth Story, Part I: Pregnancy and War

You wouldn't think the two would go together, pregnancy and war, but oh, they do. From the minute I started even thinking my body might be hosting a new life in the near future, I started preparing. I started taking prenatal vitamins 4 months (yes, pretty much right when we got engaged) before the wedding, … Continue reading My Birth Story, Part I: Pregnancy and War