childbirth

The first step to teaching small children where babies come from is by always correctly naming their body parts.

I Tell My Small Children Where Babies Come From

I tell my small children the truth about where babies come from because it is a natural biological function that has been shrouded in shame and Read...
Sam Milam    |   11.28.17   |   SHARE
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This Is Not How Nurses Treat Babies

A nurse in Jacksonville, FL thinks it’s hilarious to use newborns like puppets for her own amusement. This is NOT how nurses treat babies! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.19.17   |   SHARE
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To The Mommas Whose Births I Have Had The Honor Of Witnessing

My most precious memories are of the births of my own children, and right next to those, the memories of all the mommas and daddies and babies I have Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
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Rainbow Baby Franklin by Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

The Birth Of Our Rainbow Baby 

He is FINALLY here — our rainbow baby is home. Read...
Erin Khar    |   08.1.17   |   SHARE
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I Pee My Pants. Do You? Here's Help.

I’m here to tell you, I’ve done 200,000 Kegels, and a good joke will still make my panties wet (and not in a sexy time way) Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.17.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After

Why I Get So Frustrated With My Pregnant Friends And Friends With Kids

Logically speaking, I fully understood and appreciated the necessity for the shift, but my heart was far less forgiving. Read...
Ally Hirschlag    |   06.30.17   |   SHARE
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The drive to hyper-perform is basically a DNA strand of Americans. But that doesn't mean it's healthy... or sustainable.

It's Okay To Ask For Help & It's Definitely Okay To Give It

I can't do this on my own. This life thing, this parenting thing, this figuring out how to make it all work thing? Yeah, those things. I can't. And Read...
Carrie Saum    |   06.7.17   |   SHARE
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"I had to accept that this journey was entirely different than anything that had come before."

What Happens When You Get Pregnant After Postpartum Depression

Getting pregnant after postpartum depression may have stolen a lot from me, but it gave me a lot more. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   06.7.17   |   SHARE
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