"Wait... a plus mark? What does a plus mark mean?" I snapped up the instruction leaflet included with the pregnancy test with quivering hands and frantically gazed at the page, the black lines of text blurring together. I could...
It's 5:00 a.m. and you're up for the fourth time since midnight. I'm so exhausted that I can barely think straight but I'm relishing these moments. You see, just a year ago you were a mere wish, a nightly prayer,...
I starved my baby when she was first born. Not by choice, of course, but because despite my best efforts to breastfeed I couldn't make milk. During my hospital stay, I wasn’t producing or progressing as the hospital staff...
Whether you find yourself unexpectedly or intentionally walking through Walgreens carrying an infant in one hand and 6 boxes of pregnancy tests in the other, there are a few things to consider before that second baby arrives and the...

Top 5 Benefits of a Doula

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More and more often around the country, medical professionals and women are seeking guidance in birth and postpartum settings.  With so many options there's one positive look on the horizon - doulas!  So, what exactly is a doula and why...
This post is about home birthing. At #MidMiMB, we support all moms and recognize that everyone's background, opinions, and beliefs are different. In sharing this post, we are not advocating one form of birthing over another. We are not...
All birth stories are different, yet incredible. When a birth story pops up on social media I can't help but read it. No matter how a baby enters this world all birth stories are a clear proclamation of how...
From the moment you find out that you're expecting to those final days before you deliver, pregnancy can be both overwhelming and exciting. Seeing that first flicker of a heartbeat on the screen to feeling those first kicks of...
Have you heard breast is best? I'll bet you have. And I bet you have strong feelings about it. Even I, a huge breastfeeding supporter roll my eyes at that statement.  While breast milk is nutritionally the optimal choice...

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Children’s Educational Resources

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If there is one thing certain in life, it is that things are always changing. We are growing into one and out of another...