The Unassisted Home Birth of Jackson Thomas

By the time I hit 43 weeks pregnant, I was done. I was hot, I was tired, and I was ready to meet my baby. Up until that point, I’d really let things continue on naturally, not doing much to enco...

The Real Science Behind Ultrasounds

I remember the first time I saw my little peanut on the screen during my first pregnancy. I was 8 weeks along, and as the sound of his heartbeat filled the room, any worry or doubt that I had was wash...

Baby’s First Vaccine – What to Expect

I can still vividly remember my very first OB appointment after discovering my pregnancy. I went in, buzzing with anticipation at seeing, or even just hearing, the growing life within me. Though it wa...

Handling Your Velcro Child

Over the last few weeks, little A has been growing in leaps and bounds. He took his first steps just last week, has TWO teeth that are giving him an absolute nightmare, is eating more food than he eve...