It’s taken 34 hours to dilate 7 cm. Light-headed and sleep-deprived, I lie in a nearly catatonic state in the hospital bed. My body feels like it is being tied into a knot; my torso twisting counter-clockwise over and over, getting tighter by the minute. My husband squeezes my hand and leans toward me…
When I got up this morning, it was raining and dreary. It seemed appropriate, though. I told myself Heaven was crying so I didn’t have to. The truth is that I cried on my drive to work. In fact, I have been holding back tears all day long.
Although they may be adorable and small, newborn babies come with a lot of “stuff.” Among the little clothes, diapers, and furniture, there is a lot to think about when decorating, arranging, and organizing a nursery. Naturally, you want to make sure the nursery looks just as cute as your baby. Here are a few tips for a functional, well-organized, and beautiful nursery.
Now more than ever it is important to stay current on information that is available to us as parents. Because mothers can easily be cut off from important information due to the demands of a pregnancy and caring for a newborn or even toddler/s, finding ways to stay informed is crucial to learning as much as possible in whatever little time a mother may have available to her.
As a mother-to-be, it is only natural to consider if such treatments are safe while pregnant or breastfeeding. In this article, we take a look at what science says about Botox and new moms. We also explore alternative routes to great-looking skin.