Category: The Big Day

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!...

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...

The birth of your child is extremely personal and unique- and yet, somehow, very much the same. The CDC says that in 2013, Cesarean sections accounted for 32.7% of all births in the United States. That’s a lot- approximately 1.2 million, give or take. Talk to any mom, seasoned or...