POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION With Mama Bear

Postpartum depression is defined as “depression suffered by a mother following childbirth, typically arising from the combination of hormonal changes, psychological adjustment to motherhood, and fatigue”. Most people seem to think postpartum depression is something that just happens and goes… Continue Reading

Declining Group B Strep Test And Antibiotics

During my first pregnancy I was tested for group b strep (GBS). I had not done my research and went along with what the doctors told me. I tested positive and was giving IV antibiotics during my birth. Since I… Continue Reading

Why I Decline All Cervical Checks During Pregnancy

I have reached that point in my pregnancy where cervical checks are being offered. Luckily my ob knows me well enough not to push them. She has offered and accepts my answer when I decline. Why do I decline cervical… Continue Reading

Zahler Prenatal DHA Multivitamins Review

Prenatal vitamins are very important during pregnancy. One should start taking prenatal vitamins when trying to conceive. They are great to take when breastfeeding as well. There are so many prenatal vitamins out there it is hard to know which… Continue Reading

Red Raspberry Tea In Pregnancy

I love drinking tea, especially iced tea. I try to stick with only herbal teas. During my first pregnancy I was introduced to Red Raspberry Leaf tea. Red raspberry leaf tea has been said to help tone and strengthen the uterus. This… Continue Reading

What Is In My Hospital Bag?

Baby time is getting closer! I finally decided to pack my hospital bag. We are planning on a home birth so if we do go to the hospital it is because things are not going quite right. What I have… Continue Reading