Category: Pregnancy

Ginger Mint Anti-Nausea Lollipops

If you are pregnant, odds are you’ve heard of the popular “Preggie Pops“. These anti-nausea lollipops are said to help with that ever so lovely pregnancy symptom called morning sickness. Although if you are pregnant, my guess is that you know that the term “morning sickness” is quite ridiculous as there also seems to be afternoon sickness, evening sickness, and as I discovered this time around (yep, that’s right… I’m pregnant with #5!) there is even 2am sickness. No matter when you have to deal with morning sickness, it’s nice to know that something as simple as a lollipop...

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Natural Childbirth Using Hypnosis

There is no perfect birthing method. Each woman needs a different method. That is why I asked some blogging friends to write on their favorite methods for the Ways to Have a Natural Childbirth series. Today, there is no guest post because I will be the one talking about this birthing method! Check out my post on why I prefer using Hypnosis or Hypnobabies below. Childbirth Hypnosis is probably the newer method on the childbirth block. Or perhaps new is the correct term but it’s definitely the method that not many have heard of and it’s not very common yet. However, it...

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Natural Childbirth in the Hospital

There is no perfect birthing method. Each woman needs a different method. That is why I asked some blogging friends to write on their favorite methods for the Ways to Have a Natural Childbirth series. Today’s featured blogger is Mandy of The Household Hero. Check out her post on how she had natural births in the hospital below.   If you are wondering if you can have an unmedicated, all natural birth in a mainstream hospital, the answer is YES! I delivered both of my children in hospitals through a successful all natural labor and delivery process.  It is...

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Natural Childbirth Using the Bradley Method

There is no perfect birthing method. Each woman needs a different method. That is why I asked some blogging friends to write on their favorite methods for the Ways to Have a Natural Childbirth series. Today’s featured blogger is Kara of Extremely Good Parenting. Check out her post on why she prefers birth centers below The Bradley Method is a popular natural childbirth class because it offers a wealth of information, is all about preparation of both the mother and the father (or coach), applies to both home and hospital births, and prepares for unexpected complications. In my personal...

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Natural Childbirth at Home

There is no perfect birthing method. Each woman needs a different method. That is why I asked some blogging friends to write on their favorite methods for the Ways to Have a Natural Childbirth series. Today’s featured blogger is Trisha of Making It Home. Check out her post on why she prefers birth centers below Becoming a mother changed me. The moment I birthed our first daughter, I was completely transformed – in all of the usual ways, of course, but in a whole lot of ways that I just wasn’t expecting. But birth is beautiful because it is unpredictable...

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Natural Childbirth Using Water Birth

There is no perfect birthing method. Each woman needs a different method. That is why I asked some blogging friends to write on their favorite methods for the Ways to Have a Natural Childbirth series. Today’s featured blogger is Shary of Atta Mama. Check out her post on why she prefers water births below.   My very first pregnancy wound up being very painful. Although I did not know that I had a knack for enduring childbirth, the pain aspect of having children always frightened me. I knew I wanted to go all-natural and have as little interventions as...

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Natural Childbirth in a Birth Center

 There is no perfect birthing method. Each woman needs a different method. That is why I asked some blogging friends to write on their favorite methods for the Ways to Have a Natural Childbirth series. Today’s featured blogger is Meegs of A New Day. Check out her post on why she prefers birth centers below.From the moment you find out you are pregnant, there are hundreds of questions that will flow through your mind. Everything from what you are going to name the baby to where they will sleep, and what they will wear. Will I babywear? Will I breastfeed? So...

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