postpartum stage

The Baby Blues - How to Tell if You Have Them

The Baby Blues - How to Tell if You Have Them

“Baby blues”

If you’ve ever been pregnant, or even read up on it, I’m sure you’ve heard of the term baby blues. In fact, I don’t know how many times the doctors and on/gyns warned me about them.

Like many women, however. I just brushed this idea aside. “Oh yeah. That’s nothing!” I said.

Boy was I wrong.

Keep reading for my experience with the baby blues.

What I Actually Used in my Hospital Bag

What I Actually Used in my Hospital Bag

Giving birth is a scary thing

You frantically read articles upon articles to educate yourself on what to expect. When the time comes to meet your little one, you are somehow over-prepared while at the same time completely unprepared. 

One of the areas you might be over-prepared in is your hospital bag. There are many items you will probably pack that you actually don’t need. 

I was one of those overpacking new moms. I didn’t use half of what I packed for myself or my baby.

So, I am here to provide yet another educational article, but this one won’t be packed with fluff and things you won’t use.

Here are the items I actually used in my hospital bag, along with items I did not need to bring.


How to Create a Postpartum Care Basket + Padsicles

How to Create a Postpartum Care Basket + Padsicles

So much emphasis in the family and probably as parents is put on baby!

But it’s good to also prepare some care for yourself!

Why?

Well it can help ease you in the postpartum period, plus…mommas got a lot going on down there!!

Read on to find out how to assemble your own postpartum care basket, and to make some padsicles!