• Mother holding baby feet in basket
    Pregnancy

    Your Last Weeks of Pregnancy: 9 Last Minute Things to Do While Waiting for Baby to Arrive

    The last few weeks of this pregnancy have been so hard. They seem to be going by so slowly. I’m getting more uncomfortable, more tired, and more impatient! I really just want this baby here, in my arms. It doesn’t help that I’ve started maternity leave, because I just can’t work anymore. I’ve been struggling to find things to do while waiting for the baby! It can be easy to get bored these last few weeks while I’m not working. It seems like all I’m going to be doing is waiting around, which I don’t want to do. (This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from…

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    Pregnancy

    What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag: A Checklist

    Although I had been surprisingly good at staying on track when it came to getting ready for the baby, packing my hospital bag was the one thing I procrastinated. You can spend almost nine months preparing for the arrival of the baby, but when it comes to taking maybe a few hours to pack my hospital bag and prepare for the actual event of giving birth? Nope, too much to ask! However, I eventually started. I think part of it was the fact that when I mentioned to people that I had not started around 35 weeks, some people started freaking out. I feel like that’s a good time to…

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    Labor and Delivery,  Pregnancy

    A Natural Birth Plan

    My Birth Plan for Labour and Delivery I’m hoping that writing this will actually force me into finally writing out my birth plan, because that’s one of the few things I’ve been putting off (along with packing my hospital bag… but that’s another post for another day). I have about 5 weeks left and it’s ending fast. For those who don’t know what a birth plan is, it’s a plan that you can either have in mind or actually write out on how you want your labour and delivery to go. For example, whether you want any kinds of medication or not would be on there. You can write a…