Prenatal Yoga at Olmsted Medical Center gives you a recurring, scheduled opportunity to focus solely on you and your growing baby.
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William entered the world at 5:34am. There were no cries. There were no happy tears from the mom. The dad was unable to be in the OR.
Oxytocin affects people differently and levels of it vary from person to person. We do know that loving, positive actions and feelings can help increase it.
I was 38 weeks pregnant and doing most daily tasks at that point were a struggle as I felt like an exhausted beached whale with every move I made.
The cute baby clothes really will always be here, and it’s not worth buying a bunch of things a newborn baby will hardly (or never) wear or use.
However, I do have to be honest with myself about the possibility of going at the mom-for-a-second-time thing alone. So why not look into the possibilities?
Times have changed since our mothers gave birth. Even my second birth was dramatically different from my first six years before.
I may lose my patience, you may question why I’m giving more attention to your sister than you at times, but know that I love you.
As I’m nearing the end of my fourth pregnancy, I can’t help but notice some big differences between this and my first pregnancy.
Each of these stages in mom-hood has it’s own unique challenges. Do what you can to take care of yourself in the craziness of mom life.