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A great selection of oils for pregnancy ailments

Essential Oils in Pregnancy, Labor and Breastfeeding

As most of you probably know, I’ve never been pregnant or been in labor. But, from what I hear, neither one is altogether a very comfortable experience. So, when I heard about all the wonderful essential oils you can use during pregnancy to help ease various types of discomfort, I thought it would be nice [...]

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Our Little Deer: The Birth

So far I’ve covered our pregnancy announcement as well as the pregnancy. Now comes the big moment… Little Deer’s arrival! As my due date approached, I just kept thinking about how she would finally be with us, any day now. I had a feeling she would be on the later side, so I wasn’t overly [...]

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A Complicated Pregnancy – Our Journey to Meet Little Lion – Part 3

My pregnancy had already been complicated (read part 1 and part 2 for more about that), so at the end of my 33rd week when I lost what appeared to be my mucus plug followed by leaking of some clear liquid, I turned to Doctor Google. Some websites said that before 35 weeks you should [...]

A Common Complication: Know Pre-Term Contractions

Even though we were overcome with joy, I couldn’t help but worry throughout my pregnancy.  I worried if my breasts hurt too much or too little.  I worried if my nausea was too severe, or if it was a good sign or bad if it came in waves.  I was concerned if I felt pregnancy [...]

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Labor prep.

As Baby Owl grows and I feel her every little hiccup and squirm, I’m reminded of just how close I am to meeting her face-to-face. And as the moment of her grand entrance draws nearer and nearer, I find myself getting more and more scared. Of so many things. But especially labor. Yes, we’re planning to [...]

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Swarm: What Would You Change About Your Labor/Birth?

scheduled c-section for breech baby I wouldn’t change anything about the birth. My only qualm was the number of visitors we had on Saturday (I had Chloe on Friday). My husband had gone home to feed our cats and shower. I don’t remember him being gone for too long, but it felt like as soon [...]

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Lil Miss Wagon’s Birth Story, Part 2: Delivery

Part 1 The Epidural The placement was quick, but definitely hurt a lot more than I remembered. I said “ow!” several times as I felt pressure along one side of my spine, and stinging and numbness. During the placement, the resident anesthesiologist said at one point that they had “inadvertently” gone past the epidural space [...]

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