How to Prepare for a C-Section (Even When You Don't Want One)
Nearly every expecting mama will admit that at least a portion of her brain is contemplating her upcoming birth. Rightfully so!
While expectant moms should be preparing mentally for a C-section, many are not.
How do we plan for a C-section, even if our hopes are set on a traditional vaginal delivery?
Baby Registries: Thinking Outside The Box
Everyone knows the baby registry staples:
Diapers, pacifiers, burp cloths, bottles, diaper rash cream....
But what if we told you there was an entire list of random items you'll be wishing you had in that first year or so of your baby's life?
Planning for the Postpartum Phase...Before You Get There
One quick Pinterest search with the keyword “expecting” or “baby” and you’ll discover the onslaught of information the internet has to offer for pregnancy and delivery, with only a fraction of that speaking to the postpartum experience.
Your postpartum phase deserves at least as much attention -- if not, more!
PART II: How to Find the Right IBCLC For You
When you’re a new or expecting mom, there is an entire world you have to become acquainted with that you’ve never stepped foot in before.
Part of that is breastfeeding and breastfeeding help. In Part I, we discussed what an IBCLC is and why you need one.
But how do you go about finding one? And not just any one, but the right one?