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 […]

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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 […]