What is Vernix and What Does it do?

What is Vernix and What Does it do?

When your sweet new little baby was put on your chest you may not have been expecting a white cheesy substance called vernix on your baby’s skin. While all babies produce vernix the amount that you see at birth may vary on far along you were at delivery. Vernix...
Bonding with Baby Before Birth

Bonding with Baby Before Birth

Many moms who have already had a baby will say things like, “I don’t notice all the changes like I did the first time.”, “I don’t spend as much time preparing for birth as I did before.”, or “Sometimes I just forget I’m...

The Tub Matters: Waterbirth

https://www.laborofloveak.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/My-Promo-video-108.mp4 If you are gonna give birth in a tub, the tub matters! You don’t want to be squished in your small tub/shower combo that you can’t even get fully under the water when...
Chamomile Tea: Unsafe!

Chamomile Tea: Unsafe!

Anything that you put in your body while your pregnant has to be researched carefully and fully to know its safety. Nothing in pregnancy can ever be considered 100% safe due to the fact true randomized control trials cannot be done on pregnant women. However, some...