Tag: pregnancy

Giving Birth to a New Life

I realized I hadn’t been in touch with my inner self for about nine months. I haven’t been in contact with you, Grace, in that same amount of time. Do you realize it’s been like […]

Got Breastmilk? On Demand and Plenty of It

When Jonathan, my son, was born they quickly brought him to my breast so I could breastfeed. Oh and how I loved that! They had a nurse to show me how to breastfeed him. The first few days I was trying to get used to holding him and was thinking too much about how often I needed to breastfeed him and for how long. Although I read that nursing was on demand, I was still conscious of it.

A Preview of this Week’s Entries

Here’s a preview of this week’s entries. Stay tuned by visiting the blog daily to learn more about my adventures and reflections and find out what Grace has to say.

A Few Stitches Here and There and I was Good to Go

I took Bradley Method classes in preparation for my son’s birth. The instructor explained the importance of breathing naturally, working with your body to prepare for natural childbirth, reducing the stress of labor, and having a partner coach you through the several stages of labor.