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Pregnancy and Labor

What pops in your head when you hear the word labor? Pain! I am a mother of 3 beautiful boys. Yes I have all boys which means I have three musketeers and imagine the trouble they give me. 361 more words

Nutmeg - Myristica fragrans



Decoction – Decoct 5g with 2g ginger, 2g licorice, 5g wu wei zi, 5g wu zhu yu, and 10g bu gu zhi in 2½ cups (500 ml) water (three doses) and take one dose three times a day or early morning diarrhea or colitis. 122 more words

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I Felt Inadequate

A post on Facebook had the picture of a mother laying in her hospital bed holding her newborn baby. Her face displayed ultimate joy. The post asked, “How did you feel the first time you held your baby?” I had not thought about that question until I read this. 674 more words

Labor Story-Autumn Kathryn

So excited to share with you my baby girl’s birth story!!! Please comment to let me know how you enjoyed it!

After having an induction with lots of Pitocin with my first baby, i really wanted to try for an unmedicated birth but wasn’t sure I could do it. 1,153 more words


You may have your immunosuppressant with MG and they may be different kinds of solutions before you plan your pregnancy. I have had 100 mg/d Azathioprine and my doctor and me slowly reduced the amount to none eight months before ending the planning period. 111 more words


Birth Story

On January 4th, I woke up thinking that I still had 4 days until my baby’s due date. I had 4 days to finish getting my hospital bag together, 4 days to enjoy my belly before it was no long carrying life, and 4 days of just the 2 of us in our home. 1,956 more words