As your baby grows inside you, so too does an organ known as the placenta.
The placenta acts as a transport system for delivering oxygen and other vital nutrients from mama to her growing baby.
Anywhere from five to thirty minutes after your baby is born, your placenta will follow. The delivery of the placenta is called the third stage of labor.
Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful times in a woman’s life. Not only is mama taking the next step in her life journey, but she is also responsible for building a new life inside of her body.
Because she is responsible for creating a new life, mama needs to keep a careful watch about what she is eating and how much of it.
Mama will have many cravings while pregnant. This is her body’s way of asking for different nutrients that she is short on.
Over the last ten years, waterbirths have dramatically increased in popularity.
It’s always up to Mama how she brings her baby into the world. Today there are more options than ever to help Mama give birth the way she is most comfortable.
In a previous post, we very briefly outlined why some mamas choose a waterbirth.
Your baby is coming and there is much to do. Your body is changing, life is growing more hectic, and you know your life is going to be forever different after your baby arrives. It can almost feel