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#5 Friday Fun Fact - Mommy, where do my microbes come from?

The first colonizers of the baby’s gastrointestinal tract and skin actually come from the mother’s vagina. As the baby makes it’s way down the birth canal and out into the world, it is coated in it’s mother’s vaginal microbes, which then make the baby their new home. 87 more words

Callie Jane

My sweet baby is here!

Callie Jane was born on November 3rd, 2016 at 7:55 am. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. 959 more words


I Chose to Have a C-Section...

And I loved it!

I knew pretty much from the beginning that I wanted to have a C-section even though there was no reason medically why I shouldn’t have been able to deliver my daughter vaginally according to my doctors. 1,005 more words


Antenatal Steroids in Preterm Deliveries Prevent Neonatal RDS and Shortens NICU Stay

Steroids at 34-36 weeks’ and before term cesarean decrease respiratory distress syndrome

Clinical Question:
Should antenatal corticosteroid treatment be used for women at risk of late premature delivery or women undergoing planned cesarean delivery? 113 more words

Evidence-Based Medicine

"Some women are lost in the fire, some women are built from it."

Growing up I was always into sports and in shape, until one day, life happened. I found myself in my twenties, working full time and going to school. 220 more words

[Mom] What Section?

C- SECTION! Well…. that wasn’t planned.

I had an emergency C-section. And I can honestly say it was the most terrifying experience in my life thus far. 567 more words


This Is Me

Who needs an alarm clock when you have two angels to wake you up every day? My guys like to start the morning with a good wrestling match or jumpathon on our bed, usually ending up with my husband and me getting kicked in the face and body slammed on our full bladders. 1,478 more words

Surviving Life