Pregnant again? How the second time is different than the first

Oh the joys of pregnancy.  Being pregnant is an interesting journey.  In nine short (or long) months your body takes over and you are just along for the ride.  While I love the fact that there is a baby growing inside of me, the rest I just kind of tolerate.  Some women absolutely love being …

Natural Labor and Childbirth: what you need to know

The number one question I asked everyone and anyone who had a baby while I was pregnant was “what does it feel like?”  I really wanted to have a natural unmedicated childbirth and I scoured the internet for all kinds of labor and birth stories.  Towards the end of my pregnancy I even tortured myself …