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5 tips for a more enjoyable pregnancy

Give yourself a break

 As mothers we have allot on our plate. We manage the house, take care of the kids, our spouse and all the extra duties that fall onto us. 1,144 more words


Are You a Supermom?

In most “mom groups” there is that one “supermom”. The one who seems to be able to do it all. You know the one! She makes homemade meals and snacks for her kids, her home is always clean & organized, her hair & makeup is always done and she seems to always make time to do fun things with her kids. 393 more words


Welcome to Adeste LLC


Welcome to Adeste. I am Susan Lawrence, a trained end of life doula. By definition, an EOL doula is available to attend (adeste) to someone. 214 more words

Trust your body and instincts. A VBAC homebirth story.

I’ve always wanted a homebirth right from the very beginning of this pregnancy. Consultants, midwives, family and friends thought I was crazy. This was particularly after having a complicated pregnancy with twins that ended up with an elective Cesarean at 34 weeks and only one twin surviving. 1,433 more words


For Mother’s Day

My parents had six children, so my mom spent many years of her life pregnant or nursing a baby with other children in tow. She made sacrifices for us including breastfeeding each one of us for about one year. 314 more words


Surviving the First Year of Motherhood

Its no secret that motherhood is the probably the scariest hood you’ll ever go through. From explosive diapers and nip-lash, to dangerously low amounts of sleep and hormonal imbalances, its clear: Mommin’ isn’t for the faint of heart. 1,809 more words