Well… It’s summer and it’s HOT here in Texas. I’ve collaborated with Becca from Happily the Hicks on another blog post, this time sharing fun ways to stay cool this summer! It’s perfect for pregnant mamas, those with kiddos at home, and really just anyone needing some new ideas on how to enjoy the summer […]

(guest post by Becca from Happily the Hicks) It’s no surprise that I love babywearing. Even before I found out I was pregnant with my firstborn, I couldn’t WAIT to someday sling my baby. I enjoyed following ring sling accounts, seeing pictures of other mamas wearing their babies, and dreaming about the day I would […]

Benefits of Baby Wearing

When you’re pregnant, one of the things you’ll get asked at pretty much every prenatal appointment is how much water you are drinking. While yes, it is important to be hydrated on a daily basis, it’s extra important when you’re carrying a little baby.  Pregnant women need more water than the average person because of […]

Water Intake during Pregnancy!

When you hear people talk about baby’s position, usually you think about either head down, transverse or breech. But there are actually many different positions they can be in, even when they are head down! Did you know that the position of the baby’s head in the birth canal can really affect the way a […]

Exercises for Optimal Fetal Positioning | Side Lying Release

When you’re pregnant (and even when you’re not), regularly exercising is so good for you! I encourage all of my mamas to find something active to do while they’re growing their little baby. There are so many benefits to exercising, including: – Helps women feel better and enhances emotional well-being – Great way to help […]

Benefits of Walking During Pregnancy

Why do we want the cervix to soften? As you near the end of pregnancy, a woman’s cervix will begin the process of softening as your body prepares for the birth. It softens so it can efface (thin and stretch) and dilate (open up), which needs to happen for the baby to pass through the […]

Motherhood is a journey. There are high moments and low moments. Laughter, hugs and love, but also tears, frustration and anxiety. I came across this post and loved the advice that was shared: Put them in water or take them outside Wow – so simple but so powerful! The next time your baby is fussy […]

2 Ways to Calm a Fussy Baby

When it comes to your prenatal, labor & delivery and postpartum journey, there are so many benefits to having a midwife caring for you. I am often asked what sets midwifery care apart from other forms of care, and today I am sharing some of the reasons with you! Benefits of Midwifery Care Midwives offer […]

Benefits of Midwifery Care - daniellehoganmidwife.com

Are you wondering what foods are best to eat when you’re pregnant? If you’re looking for a specific diet plan, Paleo, Trim Healthy Mama and Whole30 are a great place to start. In general, eat mostly plants, lean meats and smart carbs. Avoid refined sugar, excessive grains, fast food and sugary drinks like sodas. If […]

I have never blogged before…. truthfully I’m not much of a writer but I am hoping to post some useful pregnancy, momma baby friendly and in general useful info here from time to time. Look at that umbilical cord!  It’s wonderful  😍  not to mention those sweet baby eyes.    Notice how calm this baby […]