hypnobirth with epidural

HypnoBirthing with Epidural

So we had our little munchkin finally. Our daughter Isabella was born on the 2nd of January at Banner Ironwood. And what a beautiful birth it was and it was thanks to the lessons we got from your Hypnobirthing class. She was born using hypnobirthing but I always knew I wanted an epidural. After my water broke my contractions came fast and I used the breathing techniques to ease the pain. I was mentally preparing for a long night of laboring, I had my audio material with me and a folder with all the affirmation materials I needed to use …

What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

Are you expecting and giving birth in the hospital? Have you looked at all those lists of things to take in your hospital bag? This list of what to pack in your hospital bag is a little different and instead of showing you the typical obvious items to take with you I am giving you a list of items to help during the labor and postpartum care for mom. Two out of four of my own babies were born in a hospital and I found these items especially useful! Birth Items for Mom: Hairbrush and head massager for use during …

Kindred Bravely Nursing Bra

Kindred Bravely Lingerie Review  Mama’s I absolutely love this lingerie brand! I ran across them when I was pregnant with baby #4 and was looking for a soft, comfortable nursing bra for pregnancy, wearing during the birth, and would accommodate breastfeeding. This one had great reviews, was a great price, and I just loved the message the owner shares encouraging moms in breastfeeding and being a mother. I am so passionate about supporting awesome mom run businesses and love these products so much that I even became an affiliate of them. Personally, I have many of the French Terry Racer-back …

Hospital Tour Questions

20 Questions to Ask on Your Hospital Tour When you go on a maternity hospital tour take lots of questions! Here is a simple, easy list of questions to ask on your hospital tour. Print them out and take them along. This is your chance to really get a feel for the policies and attitude of the place you will be birthing your baby. Childbirth is such a special time! Don’t settle for anything less than exactly what you want.  Just like your care provider is an important member of your birthing team, the hospital is also important, so make …