Author Archive | Amelia Carry

Building A Freezer Stash of Breastmilk

Building A Freezer Stash of Breastmilk While on Maternity Leave

When I went back to work, I had stashed about 300 ounces of breastmilk in my freezer.  Admittedly, that’s way more than the average mama needs… but I tend to be an overachiever. 😉  In all seriousness, I – like many moms – was building a freezer stash of breastmilk for a whole bunch of […]

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First vs Second Pregnancy

First vs Second Pregnancy: My How Things Change

The first time you get pregnant is SO special. Everything is new, you’re experiencing a whole host of new emotions and sensations, and you’re evolving into a mommy. You’ve got nine savory months of just you and that little baby in your belly; you spend your evenings reading pregnancy books and your weekends decorating the nursery. […]

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sip

Just a Sip: Why I Drink While Pregnant

The holidays are behind us, and for many of us currently cooking babies in our wombs, that means we can finally stop subjecting ourselves to boozey parties where we’re often gazing longingly at the glasses of spiked cider warming our friends’ hands, the champagne glasses clinking and the red wine being poured with fancy dinners. […]

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What's Worse?

Tough Decisions: Repeat C-Section or VBAC?

Tough Decisions: Repeat C-Section or VBAC? When I got pregnant with my son, I knew I wanted a natural birth.  It was never even a question; going the all-natural route just felt normal and, well, natural.  So I hired a doula, got a midwife and planned my peaceful little birth-center birth. Well long story short, […]

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