Pregnancy + Smart Devices… What To Know To Protect Your Baby

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Behavioral difficulties in children are becoming more common these days, little did moms know this could start as early as pregnancy and they only had to look as far as their smart devices. As...

I never expected to lose so many friends after becoming a parent

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Chances are if you announce you’re pregnant, you will be inundated with unsolicited advice. People will tell you how to sleep, how to feed your baby, how to lose baby weight and pretty much...

Birthing Centers & other Midwives/Doulas in the Austin Area

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First of all, lets give a collective shout-out and silent prayer and thank you right now (join me as you read this!) to all of the local doctors and hospital staff members who are...

Stay at home Mommy by day, Birth Doula by night | Celebrating World Doula...

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I knew after having my third baby I wanted to dive into birth work.  I never quite envisioned it looking one way or another because being a stay at home mom was all I...

What I Wish I Would Have Known Before My Second Baby

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One thing that I have learned as a parent is that life is changing, and it requires you to change and adapt to it. It took 6 years for us to become pregnant for...

Mom’s Guide To Creating the Best Birth Plan

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"Wait... I need a 'Birth Plan?' Isn't the plan to ... give birth?" When I signed up for the Bradley Birth Method class, we had no idea of the number of interventions possible during labor...

Why I Stopped Drinking Diet Soda

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Many moons ago, my drink of choice was Coke Zero. When I became pregnant back in 2011, however, I remember reading that I should avoid drinking diet soda. Not only does diet soda oftentimes contain...

Praise the Pelvic Floor

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Sponsored by :: UT Health Austin Written by Lauryn Feil and Maureen Christian, PT, WCS, CLT Ladies. Let’s address the post-baby-sneeze-and-pee phenomenon. If you’re a mom, first-of-all, go you – you rockstar – for creating, nurturing and birthing...

I Had a Miscarriage

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I’ve waited my entire life to be a mother. The first time I had a positive pregnancy test, I sat in quiet anticipation staring- at a stick. Waiting. Praying. I didn’t realize that I could...

The Power of Mom’s Love :: Brain Dead Mama Gives Birth To Her Baby...

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The power of a mama's love is something that is continually shown. Despite being brain dead, a mom in the Czech Republic gave birth to a healthy baby girl 117 days after the mother...