Category: The Big Day

You know exactly what you want to pack in your birthing bag, but do you know who you want carrying it into L&D for you? These days, many moms are taking doulas and midwives into labor and delivery rooms. They’re also bring their mothers, sisters, best friends, and even their...

I’ve been hanging out with dads in delivery rooms for decades. As their wife or girlfriend’s labor nurse, I’ve witnessed a range of expectant fathers – from those so in tune with their partner’s needs they could stand in as midwife to those so inept, we wonder why they bothered...

I recently wrote about my unplanned C-section recently on here, and today I wanted to share a few tips on how I had a good recovery from the surgery. Remember – your body is recovering from major surgery, as well as adjusting to caring for a newborn, so have realistic expectations!...