What’s it Really Like to be Induced?

It was 7:00 in the morning. I was tired and nervous. I spent all of the previous day in the hospital with an attempt of inducing labor that failed. We were headed to the hospital to be induced with pitocin. I had tried everything that I knew how to induce labor, but alas, the baby was not coming on her own.

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Why I Skipped These Prenatal Tests

In case you haven’t noticed by now, I believe in the least intervention possible to deal with health issues. In the last 70-80 years in this country, there has been a trend to treat pregnancy like an illness instead of the beautiful, natural state that it is. We test, poke, prod, check, monitor, and “just in case” everything about pregnancy. I get asked fairly often about what I did during my pregnancy. I skipped out on most prenatal tests, here’s why:

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Q & A Friday: Prenatal Vitamins

I very often get questions from friends and aquaintances regarding things that I did, do, use, like or recommend. Honestly, at times it gets to the point where sometimes I can spen an hour or so emailing, texting, or messaging someone back! So, it is likely true that if one of you has a question, there are likely more that are wondering the same thing. Having a baby in November, I was asked this:

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