Category Archives: Childbirth

From Forceps to Fearless – Q&A

As a childbirth educator, a positive childbirth experience = payday. Everything I have tried to create with The Baby Lady is directed to helping moms enjoy as much of their birthing experience as possible. That said, I have decided to connect with women in the postpartum stage to find out what did/did not work for […]

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 [...]

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 […]

Epidural Pros + Cons

Everyone’s favorite baby shower topic revolves around the birthing experience, and once the stories start it’s hard to stop! Everyone has a different opinion on what “type” of birth is the best- medicated, unmedicated, scheduled c-section etc.  In all reality the most important thing is delivering a healthy baby right??  But it’s important to be […]

WELCOME

Welcome to It’s The Baby Lady! Here you will find expert advice, tips, and personal stories on everything relating to childbirth education. We are passionate about educating mamas so that you can experience empowering births.  We hope that through our courses and online resources you can leave the hospital confident in how to care for […]