Birth Story: Induction + Natural Delivery

My story starts at 36 weeks pregnant.  I had an ultrasound and NST that morning to check up on baby girl because at my 20-week appointment I was diagnosed with marginal placental insertion.  Basically what that means is my cord was inserted off to the side instead of directly in the middle; so it's important [...]

Amazon Black Friday – The Best Baby Deals

Hey ladies! Here are the best baby deals on Amazon for Black Friday and Cyber Monday! If you found something amazing that I don’t have listed send me a message!! Happy Shopping! 🙂 *The full list is also available here* *Note* Some of these deals are lightning deals so they may or may not be […]

Postpartum Essentials: A Nurse’s Perspective

I can’t tell you how many blog posts I read about post-partum essentials before I had my baby. Even though I am a nursery/postpartum RN, I still felt the overwhelming need to “be-prepared”. I think most new mamas get this way! Now after having a baby of my own, plus taking care of countless mothers […]

11 Things to Pack In Your Hospital Bag: According To A Postpartum Nurse

One of the most exciting parts about pregnancy is the nesting that comes in FULL force.  Packing a hospital bag for you and baby can seem like a daunting task; but this list will take the guess work out of it so you can just enjoy dreaming about what it will be like to finally […]

What Can My Baby Really Hear In The Womb?

Most people know that as your baby grows and develops outside sounds will become audible to him or her. Around week 25 or 26, babies in-utero have been shown to actually RESPOND to voices and noise.  Loud noises can even change your baby’s heart rate and movements, and sometimes even cause them to empty their bladders!  These noises […]