Reasons and Benefits of Baby Wearing!

Reasons and Benefits of Baby Wearing!

If you are pregnant right now just let me tell you how much you are gonna LOVE holding your baby in your arms! If you have had a baby before you know how true this is. The time you get to spend with your baby snuggled on your chest peacefully sleeping is going to be...
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...
Dreaming in Pregnancy

Dreaming in Pregnancy

Many women report very vivid and sometimes even scary dreams during their pregnancy. This is very normal and has a few causes. The ever changing and shifting hormones your body is creating can leave you with altered sleep cycles and vivid dreams. The increased...

Benefits of Magnesium in Pregnancy

Magnesium is almost a magic cure all in pregnancy. Having headaches? Take magnesium. Leg Cramps? You need Magnesium. Struggling with constipation? More Magnesium. Having a ton of braxton hicks? Sounds like you need magnesium! Trouble falling asleep? Take magnesium...
Postpartum Depression Prevention

Postpartum Depression Prevention

You may have heard of the “baby blues” after having a baby. As your body readjusts to not being pregnant there are huge hormonal shifts that occur and can make you feel like you’re riding a roller coaster. This means you might just find yourself...
Calcium For Life

Calcium For Life

Calcium is a very common supplement added to many processed foods. However evidence is showing depending on processed forms of calcium may not be effective. It may even be harmful. Calcium supplements may not be the best way to protect the body. Excess or improper...