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The Nutrients Found in Your Placenta

January 10, 2022  |  nutrients, placenta

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.  

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Carly Green's Baby

Carly Green Birth Story

A c-section? Me? No way! In my mind, there was no way I’d need a c-section ever! Honestly, the thought terrified me so I just pushed it away.

 

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Nutrients Women Need During Pregnancy

The Different Nutrients Women Need During Pregnancy

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.  

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Water Birth 101: What to Expect

A Step by Step Guide to Waterbirths

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.  

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A baby sleeps against her dad's shoulder. Text reads "Baby boot camp for new moms and dads."

Baby Bootcamp: How to Prepare and Train for Your Coming Baby

November 22, 2021  |  baby, birth plan, birth support

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

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Items You Need for When Your Baby Arrives

November 8, 2021  |  baby, baby fair, diaper bag

Your life is about to change.     Whether you’re a single mama or you have a co-parent, when your baby finally comes, you will need a lot of stuff to keep them happy and healthy.     You can use

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